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Mount Foelsche

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Name Mount Foelsche
Type Designation Mount
Place Id 15473
Place Type Feature
Status Recorded
Date Registered
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -13° 13' S (Decimal degrees -13.216742)
Longitude: 131° 13' E (Decimal degrees 131.232989)
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Locality / Suburb  
  Margaret River
Local Government Area  
History/Origin G.G. McLachlan named this feature after P. H. M. Foelsche who was in charge of the first detachment of policemen sent to Palmerston (Darwin) in 1869 and therefore can be considered the founder of the NT Police Force. After coming to the Territory he remained for the rest of his life.

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Date Gazettal Comment
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