Tasman Monument - TAS

  Historic Site

Position

DEG: -42.888269 147.814685
DMS: 42º 53' 17.76" S 147º 48' 52.86" E
UTM: 55 G 5251271mN 566524mE
Altitude: 8.1m

Description

Address & Contact

Imlay St
Dunalley TAS 7177
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
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Information

This monument was erected by the government of Tasmania to mark the 300th anniversary of the sighting of the West Coast of Tasmania, (then called then Van Diemans Land) by the Tasman expedition on 24 November 1642.The monument was unveiled on 3 December 1942 at Tasman Bay on the coast. About 10 km north east of Donnelly is the first Tasman monument built by the royal Society of Tasmania in 1923. It marks the place where the Dutch flag was planted on third of December 1642.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Maria Island at 14/11:30am EST
Distance from Tasman Monument 30.11km NE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
10.0°C4.8°C60%2.6°C1026.2hPa0.0mmSSE19km/hr
10knots
24km/hr
13knots

Closest Climatic Station

Hobart Airport
Distance from Tasman Monument 26.07km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C22.522.320.718.115.212.912.513.515.317.319.020.7
Mean Min. °C12.012.010.88.86.64.64.14.76.07.59.210.7
Mean Rain mm40.336.136.542.635.432.642.447.142.246.244.253.1

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