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|Type Designation||Hydrographic Rock|
|Location (Datum GDA94)|
|Latitude: -12° 04' S (Decimal degrees -12.0683)|
|Longitude: 136° 52' E (Decimal degrees 136.8721)|
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|History/Origin||Believed to have been named after Police Insp. Foelsche, but spelt incorrectly as Forlsche.
CTG Haultain in his "Watch off Arhem Land" which details his work as commander of Patrol Vessel "Larrakia" during 1936-1938 mentions "Foelsche Rock".
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