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Ludwig Leichhardt Cairn
Ludwig Leichhardt Cairn
Photographs supplied by Wayd Turner

The cairn commemorates the Ludwig Leichhardt Expedition

Campbell Peak was first climbed on the 6th February 1845 by Ludwig Leichhardt. He named it after Mr Campbell of the Darling Downs who gave Leichhardt four young steers and a bullock for his expedition north. Leichhardt allegedly built the stone cairn on top of Campbell’s Peak.

Note : Access to the peak is via private property. For permission to climb the peak phone ‘Cotherstone Station' on (07) 4958 1225.


Address:Campbell Peak via Cotherstone Road, Cotherstone Station, Dysart, 4745
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -22.605617
Long: 148.223308
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event Start Date:06-February-1845
Actual Event End Date:06-February-1845
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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