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The Birdsville Track Centenary Cairn commemorates the pioneers and the centenary of Marree.

Location

Address:Birdsville & Oodnadatta Tracks , Marree, 5733
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.651073
Long: 138.071442
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1883
Approx. Event End Date:1983

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1983
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The Birdsville Track

Pioneers brought their sheep and cattle to the vastness of these aboriginal lands before Marree was establised.

Centenary Cairn commemorates the pioneers and the centenary of Marree.

Drovers  Cameleers  Teamsters and Mailmen battled the Track making development and survivial possible.  Through their deeds the Track became an Australian legend.

This cairn honours the people of the Track and commemorates the centenary of Marree.

1883 - 1983

 

Source: MA
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