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Falcon & Oates streets — Dunedin, New Zealand
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop
S 45° 52.120 E 170° 28.963
59G E 459850 N 4920414
Quick Description: Falcon Street was named in honour of Capt. Scott and Oates Street in honour of Capt. Oates. Both of who perished on the ill fated British Antarctic Expedition. At the intersection of these two streets there is a commemorative stone honouring them.
Location: South Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 2/10/2010 5:30:38 PM
Waymark Code: WM871X
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty
Views: 6

Long Description:
At the intersection of Falcon and Oates streets is a memorial stone explaining after whom these streets are named.

Falcon Street

Was Named After

Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, RN

Leader of the

British Antarctic Expedition


In Commemoration of His Brave

Endurance and Heroic Fortitude

Oates Street

Was Named After

Capt. L.E.G. Oates

Innskilling Dragoons

Of The Same Expedition

To Commemorate His Supreme Act

Of Self Sacrifice

Type of Waymark: Off Continent Point of Interest

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