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Tuross Head, New South Wales, Australia
 

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.
 
Location. 36° 3.067′ S, 150° 8.45′ E. Marker is in Tuross Head, New South Wales. Marker is on Tuross Boulevard just south of Bridges Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tuross Head, New South Wales 2537, Australia.
 
Categories. AnimalsEnvironment

 
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2010. This page has been viewed 1,268 times since then and 64 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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