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Captain Cook Cairn
Captain Cook Cairn

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

A cairn commemorates the voyage of Captain James Cook who sailed past the headland in May 1770.

Location

Address:Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Headland, 4572
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.674722
Long: 153.114722
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:17-May-1770
Actual Event End Date:17-May-1770

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1970
Front Inscription

This cairn is dedicated to Captain James Cook who sailed past this headland on his voyage of discovery on the 17th May 1770.

Erected by Mooloolaba Alexandra Headland Progress Association

Bi-centenary Year 1970.

Source: MA
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