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Captain James Cook : 03-October-2012
Captain James Cook : 03-October-2012

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans

A monument at Endeavour Lookout commemorates Captain Cook who sailed along the coastline in 1770.

Captain Cook was the first known European to sight these shores in 1770. He gave the prominent mountain behind Bermagui its name of Mt Dromedary because its shape reminded him of a camel’s back.

 

Location

Address:Lamont Street, Endeavour Lookout, Bermagui, 2546
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.425171
Long: 150.079923
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

ENDEAVOUR LOOKOUT

     To The Memory Of
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK R.N.
Who Sailed Along This Coastline In
            1770.

Source: MA
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