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11-September-2015
11-September-2015

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A monument commemorates the Afghan cameleers who helped in the settlement of the area from 1866 to 1936.

Location

Address:Barndioota Road, Beltana, 5730
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.84071
Long: 138.323268
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1866
Approx. Event End Date:1936

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 28th May, 1988
Front Inscription

Historic Afghan Cameleers Trek
1840 1939

This plaque honours the Afghan men and their camels who helped tpo open up this vast area from 1866 - 1936

28th May 1988


 

Source: MA
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