Wyndham History

1 May 1802 - Matthew Flinders climbs Station Peak.

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1 May 1802 - Matthew Flinders climbs Station Peak.

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Explorer Matthew Flinders climbs the highest point of the You Yangs with three of his men and surveyed the Werribee Plain. He named this point Station Peak, but is was renamed Flinders Peak in his honour in 1912.

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1802-08-27

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eng

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“1 May 1802 - Matthew Flinders climbs Station Peak.,” Wyndham History, accessed June 27, 2022, https://wyndhamhistory.net.au/items/show/1169.

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