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Dog Netting Fence 2 : 11-09-2013
Dog Netting Fence 2 : 11-09-2013

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown / Kent Watson

A cairn commemorates the construction of the dog-netting fence which crossed the highway at this point. Part of the fence is included with the memorial.

The fence stretched approximately 325 kilometres from Tyntynder on the Murray River to the South Australian border


Address:Calder Highway & Dog Netting Road, Culgoa, 3530
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.758029
Long: 143.121525
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster


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Dog Netting Fence

This plaque was erected by the Wycheproof Shire Council

To commemorate the construction in 1885, of a fence from Tyntynder to the South Australian Border,

A distance of 204 Miles, to prevent wild dogs and other vermin entering farmlands to the south.

Source: MA,VMR
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