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A tree commemorates explorer Lieutenant Matthew Flinders who explored the Derwent River in 1798.
Matthew Flinders and George Bass sailed the sloop Norfolk upriver in 1798, which led to the first European settlement being located at Risdon Cove.
|Address:||Salamanca Place, Princes Park, Hobart, 7000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -42.886505|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 23rd September, 1974|
In honour of Lieut. M. Flinders
Born 1774. Died 1814.
Explorer of the Derwent 1798.
Unveiled by the Minister for Tourism Hon. B. K. MIller M.L.C.
Presented by Hobart Marine Board