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16-July-2015
16-July-2015

Photographs supplied by John Huth

A monument commemorates Matthew Flinders who landed in the area in August 1799, and Joseph Dayman who made the first passage of Fraser Island in 1847.

Location

Address:Dayman Street, Dayman Park, Urangan, 4655
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -25.289237
Long: 152.907891
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Discovery

Dedication

Front Inscription

Erected to the memory of Matthew Flinders R. N. who landed hereabout from H.M.S. Norfolk on 6th August 1799 and

Lt Joseph Dayman R.N. who passed here in the Schooner "Asp"making the first passage of Fraser Island Starits 1847.

"All I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by"

 

Source: MA
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