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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|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||05-February-1869|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 5th February, 1969|
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.