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1840 expedition plaque
1840 expedition plaque

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

A monument commemorates the explorer, Edward John Eyre who camped at the site in 1840 and replenished his water supply.

There is also a Bratten Plough at the site which was invented by Robert Bratten overseer of works in the District of Tumby Bay Council.

Location

Address:Flinders Highway, Eyre Waterhole, 4 kilometres south, Streaky Bay, 5680
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.818103
Long: 134.245736
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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