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GW Goyder Plaque
GW Goyder Plaque
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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.

Location

Address:Jervois Road & Kitchener Drive, Foreshore Park, Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.469167
Long: 130.843611
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event STart Date:05-February-1869

Dedication

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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