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12-December-2014
12-December-2014

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A sculpture commemorates explorer Captain Charles Sturt.

Charles Napier Sturt (28 April 1795 – 16 June 1869) was a British explorer of Australia, and part of the European exploration of Australia. He led several expeditions into the interior of the continent, starting from both Sydney and later from Adelaide. His expeditions traced several of the westward-flowing rivers, establishing that they all merged into the Murray River. He was searching to determine if there was an "inland sea".

The monument was commissioned by Sara Lee Kitchens (Australia) Pty Ltd and Gosford City Council for the State Bicentennial celebration in 1987.

Location

Address:Dolly Avenue, Rumbalara Reserve, Ouraka Lookout, North Gosford, 2250
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.423269
Long: 151.349269
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Discovery

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1987
Front Inscription

Charles Sturt

1795 – 1869

Source: MA
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