Walker/Landsborough Coolibah tree - Hughenden, Qld. Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 20° 50.730 E 144° 12.300
55K E 209134 N 7692425
Quick Description: An historic blazed tree
Location: Queensland, Australia
Date Posted: 10/4/2020 2:14:37 AM
Waymark Code: WM137HJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Walker/Landsborough Tree, a coolabah (Eucalyptus Mycrotheca), was blazed by Frederick Walker, leader of the Burke Relief Expedition into the Queensland interior. Walker's journal notes passing the present site of Hughenden on 23 October 1861. William Landsborough also blazed this same tree in March 1862. Landsborough led the Burke Relief Expedtion from the Gulf of Carpentaria south to the Flinders River just east of Hughenden before continuing south to Melbourne.
Historic Event:
Blazed by two expedition leaders searching for Burke and Wills

Year: 1861 , 1862

Species: Coolabah (Eucalyptus Mycrotheca

Approximate Age: 250

Location: Hughenden

Website: Not listed

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