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13-September-2019
13-September-2019

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
The cairn was erected to commemorate 200 years since the sighting of the point by Captain James Cook in 1770.  A direction finder has been placed on the top of the cairn. 

Location

Address:Hilltop Street, Crackneck Lookout, Wyrrabalong National Park, Bateau Bay, 2261
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.394031
Long: 151.482949
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Approx. Event Start Date:1770
Approx. Event End Date:1970

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 7th May, 1970
Front Inscription
This cairn was unveiled by 
Rear Admiral G. Crabbe
on 7th May 1970 
and commemorates Captain James Cook 
sighting this point 200 years ago. 
Source: MA
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