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A monument commemorates the site where George Bass landed to shelter from a gale. He explored Barmouth Creek now known as Pambula River.

The area was first explored by Europeans on 18 December 1797 during the southern voyage of George Bass. Taking shelter in an inlet during a gale Bass travelled up the Pambula River noting the beauty of the spot in his diary. This site has been marked by the National Parks and Wildlife Service.



Address:Barmouth Beach, Pambula River , Pambula Beach, 2549
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.947271
Long: 149.913586
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Approx. Event Start Date:1797
Approx. Event End Date:1797
Source: H, MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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