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14-March-2019
14-March-2019
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The plaque commemorates the bicentenary of the circumnavigation of Kangaroo Island by Nicolas Baudin in 1803.

Location

Address:Frenchmans Terrace, Kangaroo Island, Penneshaw, 5222
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.721719
Long: 137.946043
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 29th March, 2003
Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1906
Front Inscription

In commemoration of the bi-centenary of this visit to this site and the circumnavigation of Kangaroo Island by Nicolas Baudin in 1803.

Unveiled by M. Michel Rocard former Prime Minister of France  President of Terra Australis on March 29th 2003

Kangaroo Island Council

Source: MA
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