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1944 : (B-72799 : State Library of South Australia)
1944 : (B-72799 : State Library of South Australia)
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A cairn and two memorial plaques commemorating both the Charles Sturt and Burke and Wills expeditions are located near the ruins of the Innamincka hostel.

Location

Address:Strezlecki Track, Innamincka, 5731
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.74701
Long: 140.73687
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration

Dedication

Front Inscription

Plaque :

Captain Charles Sturt discovered Cooper Creek about fifteen miles west of this place on 13 October 1845 in his attempt tp reach the centre of Australia

His work prompted further exploration resulting in the pastoral occupation of this locality and western Queenland

Erected 1944

Source: MA
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