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Commemorates the 100th anniversary of Australia`s first rice crop.

Joe Takasuka first planted a crop on flood prone land on the Murray River. Takasuka, who came to Melbourne in 1905 embarked upon the rice cultivation in 1906 at Vinifera just outside Swan Hill.

Location

State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.202778
Long: 143.390278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Agriculture

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 1st December, 2006
Source: MA
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