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Stan Cawood Truck Parking Bay

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Name Stan Cawood Truck Parking Bay
Type Designation Rest Area
Place Id 24530
Place Type Feature
Status Registered
Date Registered 10 October 2013
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -21° 11' S (Decimal degrees -21.19318)
Longitude: 134° 08' E (Decimal degrees 134.14219)
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Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Barkly Shire Council
History/Origin Named after Stan Cawood who moved to Alice Springs in 1928 and became involved in tourism in Central Australia. Stan, a pioneer of great renown, played a major role in the early days of the tourism industry in the Centre as well as in the transport industry. He was also involved in the earliest search for the lost aviators, Hitchcock and Anderson, and their aircraft, the Kookaburra, which was located in very isolated desert country in 1929.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
10/10/2013 Date added to the Register
23/10/2013 NTG G43
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