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Tuross Head in Eurobodalla Shire Council, New South Wales, Australia — Oceania
 

McWilliam Park Whale Burial Site

 
 
McWilliam Park Whale Burial Site Marker image. Click for full size.
December 16, 2006
1. McWilliam Park Whale Burial Site Marker
Inscription.  Whales (generally humpback or southern-right) can provide a magnificent spectacle off this coastline during their annual migration south, from September to November.

Many long-time residents of Tuross Head can recall the arrival of a whale on the beach below, in November, 1980. The whale unfortunately did not survive this ordeal and was buried under the prominent grass mound to be seen on the foreshore.
 
Erected by Eurobodall Shire Council.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsEnvironment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1980.
 
Location. 36° 3.067′ S, 150° 8.45′ E. Marker is in Tuross Head, New South Wales, in Eurobodalla Shire Council. Marker is on Tuross Boulevard just south of Bridges Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Tuross Blvd, Tuross Head NSW 2537, Australia. Touch for directions.
 
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McWilliam Park whale burial site Marker image. Click for full size.
circa December 16, 2006
2. McWilliam Park whale burial site Marker
McWilliam Park whale burial site image. Click for full size.
December 16, 2006
3. McWilliam Park whale burial site
Bingie beach image. Click for full size.
December 16, 2006
4. Bingie beach
Immediately to the north of the McWilliam Park whale burial site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2010. This page has been viewed 1,649 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 24, 2010. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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