Bronze plaque fixed to rocks, at Astronomer’s Point in Fiordland.
This site can only be reached by boat.
Plaque is dated 1963, it was placed there by the A. Charles Begg and his brother Neil C. Begg, who wrote the book “Dusky Bay - In the Steps of Captain Cook”, published by Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd in 1966, in which there is a photo of the brothers installing the plaque.
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
MOORED THE BARK “RESOLUTION”
IN THE HARBOUR
FROM 27th MARCH UNTIL 28th APRIL
Latitude/Longitude: 45°46’S, 166°34’E
Begg, A. Charles & Neil C., 1966. Dusky Bay. Christchurch, Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd.