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14-April-2014
14-April-2014
Photographs supplied by John Huth
A plaque commemorates the mark made by Clarendon Stuart on Datum Rock for the original survey of the township of Bowen in 1861. The surveying mark was carved in the United Kingdom style.

Location

Address:Santa Barbara Parade, Datum Rock , Bowen, 4805
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.0165
Long: 148.249472
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:January-1970
Front Inscription

On the datum rock opposite here the mark was made by Clarendon Stuart Government Surveyor for the original survey of the town of Bowen April 1861

Commemorated by Bowen Historical Society 
January 1970

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