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16-July-2015 (John Huth)
16-July-2015 (John Huth)

Photographs supplied by John Huth / Peter Williams

The monument commemorates Matthew Flinders who landed in the area in August 1799, and Joseph Dayman who made the first European passage of Fraser Island in 1847.

Location

Address:Dayman Street, Dayman Park, Matthew Flinders Lookout, Urangan, 4655
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -25.289341
Long: 152.907959
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Exploration

Dedication

Front Inscription

Erected to the memory of Capt Matthew Flinders R. N. who landed hereabout from H.M.S. Norfolk on 6th August 1799

And

Lt Joseph Dayman R.N. who passed here in the schooner "Asp" after making the first passage of Fraser Island Straits 1847.

"All I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by"

 

Source: MA
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