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Captain James Cook : 25-March-2013
Captain James Cook : 25-March-2013

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

Endeavor Park commemorates the arrival of Captain James Cook off the coast of Merimbula on 21st April 1770.

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.'



Address:Beach Street, Endeavour Park, Merimbula, 2548
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.888987
Long: 149.911223
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event Start Date:21-April-1770
Actual Event End Date:21-April-1770


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 21st April, 1995
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Endeavour Park

Opened 21st April 1995 to commemorate the arrival of Captain James Cook in "HM Bark Endeavour" off this coast on 21st April 1770 and the visit by "Endeavour" on this day 1995 

This plaque unveiled by Mayor Tim Collins

Presented by the Rotary Club of Merimbula

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