West Head Lookout - NSW, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben
S 33° 34.735 E 151° 18.516
56H E 343027 N 6283249
Quick Description: Located north of Sydney, West Head lookout was inaugurated on 12th March 1965 by the Hon. K.C. Compton, Minister for lands.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 12/18/2014 12:45:06 PM
Waymark Code: WMN3B2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
Views: 3

Long Description:
West Head lookout is a large sandstone viewing area with a number of informative interpretive signs. From the lookout, you can see Broken Bay, Lion Island and Barrenjoey Headland and Lighthouse.

Keith Clive Compton (1900 – 1977) was an Australian politician. He was an Australian Labor Party member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 1959 to 1965, representing the electorate of Lismore. Compton was appointed to the ministry as Minister for Lands from 1961 to 1965. (visit link)

The plaque reads:

"This look-out
Was officially opened
For public enjoyment by
Hon. K.C. Compton, M.L.A.
Minister for lands
On 12th March, 1965
The hon. E.G. Wright, M.L.C.
President Ku-Ring-Gai Chase Trust"
What was opened/inaugurated?: West Head Lookout

Who was that opened/inaugurated it?: Hon. K.C. Compton, M.L.A.

Date of the opening/inauguration?: 12 March 1965

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