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A bronze tablet with features in relief commemorates the English explorer and navigator, Captain James Cook.

The plaque is located at the entrance near Rowe Street. 

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:St George`s Road, Edinburgh Gardens, Fitzroy North, 3068
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.787765
Long: 144.985522
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Source: MED
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