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The plaque commemorates the Edge of The World.

Gardiners Point, south of Arthur River has been crowned the Edge of the World. The sea west of Tasmania is the longest uninterrupted expanse of ocean on the globe. From Argentina the currents sweep unimpeded more than halfway around the planet until they hit this point.


Address:Airey Street, Gardiners Point, Arthur River, 7330
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.060278
Long: 144.660556
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture


Front Inscription

The Edge of The World
North West Coast Tasmania 

I cast my pebble onto the shore of Eternity.
To be washed by the Ocean of Time.
It has shape, form, and substance. 
It is me.
One day I will be no more.
But my pebble will remain here.
On the shore of eternity.
Mute witness from the aeons.
That today I came and stood
At the edge of the world.

Brian Inder

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au