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Captain James Cook Memorial
Captain James Cook Memorial

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The memorial commemorates the bicentenary of Captain James Cook exploration, charting and claiming of the east coast of Australia for the British Empire in 1770. 

Captain James Cook claimed the whole of the east coast of Australia for Great Britain on 22 August 1770, naming eastern Australia, 'New South Wales.'
 

Location

Address:Adventure Bay Road, Bruny Island, Adventure Bay, 7150
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -43.36425
Long: 147.352078
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Approx. Event Start Date:1770
Approx. Event End Date:1970

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1970
Source: MA
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