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30-March-2014
30-March-2014

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The monument commemorates the Great Northern Exploration Expedition led the explorer John McDouall Stuart which set out from Moolooloo Station in 1861 on the final and successful crossing of the continent from South to North.

 


 

 

Location

Address:Moolooloo Station, Blinman, 5730
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.9875
Long: 138.578333
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 13th October, 1991
Front Inscription

In 1861 members of the `Great Northern Exploration Expedition` assembled at 'Moolooloo` prior to their successful crossing of the continent

Leader  John McDouall Stuart

His `Companions` 
W. D. Kekwick  F. W. Thring  S. King
W. P. Auld         J. Frew         J. Billiatt
H. Nash            J. McGorrerey  F. G. Waterhouse

This plaque was placed on the 13th October 1991 by the John McDouall Stuart Society Inc.

Source: MA
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