Category:Magna Carta Place

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English: Magna Carta Place is located in Canberra to the north-west of Old Parliament House. Centrally located in the place is a Magna Carta Monument which was provided as a gift to the people of Australia from the British Government to commemorate the centenary of Federation of Australia. The site was dedicated in 1997 which was the 700th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta by King Edward I of England. A 1297 copy of the Magna Carta, purchased by the Australian government in 1952, one is on display in nearby Parliament House. The monument was unveiled by the Prime Minister of Australia John Howard in 2000 prior to the centenary of federation in 2001. Magna Carta Place is located on a semicircular network of roads consisting of King George Terrace, Queen Victoria Terrace and Langton Crescent. (→Magna Carta Place)
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Monument in Canberra, Australia, commemorating the centenary of Federation of Australia and the 700th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta
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Location Australian Capital Territory, Canberra, Australia
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35° 18′ 03.6″ S, 149° 07′ 37.2″ E

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