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GW Goyder Plaque
GW Goyder Plaque
Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

Plaque marks the position of Goyder's survey camp.

The South Australian Surveyor-General George Goyder and his team sailed into Port Darwin on 5 February 1869. Goyder had travelled from Adelaide by the barque Moonta to survey the lands that would eventually become the town of Palmerston, later called Darwin.


Address:Jervois Road & Kitchener Drive, Foreshore Park, Darwin, 0800
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.469167
Long: 130.843611
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event STart Date:05-February-1869


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 5th February, 1969
Front Inscription

This Plaque Was Unveiled By
Margaret Goyder Kerr
On 5th February 1969
And Marks The Position Of
G. W. Goyder`s First Survey Camp
Established On 5th February 1869.

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