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The plaque commemorates explorer David Lindsay (1856 -1922). 

In 1885-86 Lindsay surveyed the country between the overland telegraph line and the Queensland border, explored the MacDonnell Ranges, made a brief foray into the Simpson Desert, and spent six months in the country between Lake Nash and Powell's Creek.

Location

Address:Lake Tamblyn, Knoll Track, Simpson Desert, Oodnadatta, 5734
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.050278
Long: 137.605278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 5th August, 1972
Front Inscription

Surveyor And Explorer David Lindsay
Passed This Point
11-1-1886
While On A Traverse From Dalhousie
Station (SA) To Queensland Border.

Simpson Desert By A White Man
Erected 5-8-72

Source: MA, ADB
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