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LOCATION. Burke and Wills Dig Tree is extremely remote. Standing on the bank of Cooper Creek, the Dig Tree is in the heart of Australia where Queensland meets South Australia, just north of the New South Wales border.
Located in the Dig Tree Reserve within Nappa Merrie Station in Queensland ‘s Bulloo Shire, the Dig Tree has no street address. The Burke and Wills Dig Tree is one of Australia’s National icons and an enduring reminder of the pioneering spirit and extreme harshness of the Outback. Nappa Merrie Station is proud to officially manage the site on behalf of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland. Located on the northern bank of Cooper Creek, the Dig Tree is a Coolibah (Eucalyptus microtha).Estimated Reading Time: 40 secs.
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Burke and Wills Dig Tree stands on the bank of Cooper Creek in far south-western Queensland’s Bulloo Shire. The nearest towns are Innamincka in South Australia, kilometres west of the Dig Tree and Thargomindah in Queensland, kilometres to the east.
The Dig Tree Welcome. Historic Dig Tree Reserve is a site of achievement and tragedy.
The Burke and Wills expedition set up camp at the Dig Tree on the north bank of Cooper Creek. Brahé maintained base camp at the Dig Tree while Burke, Wills, King and Gray set off for the Gulf of Carpentaria.
Brahé waited month after month for their return finally losing hope and leaving on 21 April Located on the northern bank of Cooper Creek, the Dig Tree is a Coolibah (Eucalyptus microtha). In John Dick carved Burke’s face into another tree (the Face Tree) about 30 metres downstream of the Dig Tree. The site is as Burke and Wills and companions would have viewed it nearly years stumpmulching.baron: Dig Tree Road, Bulloo,Queensland.