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A monument commemorates explorer Vasco da Gama (1469 - 1525) the Portuguese navigator whose voyages linked Europe with the Indian Ocean.
Vasco da Gama, was a Portuguese explorer, one of the most successful in the Age of Discovery and the commander of the first ships to sail directly from Europe to India. For a short time in 1524 he was the Governor of Portuguese India, under the title of Viceroy.
|Address:||Marine Terrace, Esplanade Reserve, Fremantle, 6160|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.058056|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||John Kirkner (designer) / Edgar Naylor (ceramist) / Clare Bailey (sculptor)|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 28th June, 1997|
To commemorate the Portugese navigator Vasco de Gama
Whose voyages united Europe with the Indian Ocean
Vasco de Gama 1469 – c 1525.