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A statue commemorates explorer and navigator Captain James Cook. The monument was donated by BP Australia to the people of Cooktown as a bicentennial gift.
|Address:||Esplanade, Bicentennial Park, Cooktown, 4895|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -15.462222|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Stanley Hammond|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 25th June, 1988|
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
1728 - 1779
Commander H.M.B. "ENDEAVOUR"
Which Was Beached And Repaired
Near This Site 17 June- 4 August, 1770
"He Left Nothing Unattempted".
This Statue Was Commissioned By
BP Australia As A Bicentennial Gift
To The People Of Cooktown
And Unveiled By Mr. A. W. Gorrie
Chairman Of The Board,
Saturday, 25 June 1998.
Sculptor : Stanley Hammond M.B.E.