Saturday, 15 November 2008

Terra Firma Chess - Tasmania - Giant Chess Set, Franklin Square, Hobart

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Giant Chess Set, Franklin Square, Hobart, Tasmania (Australia):
(Photo monez102)

Google Maps location of chess set - seen in bottom right section of Franklin Square.

Franklin Square was named after Sir John Franklin. He was a polar explorer, and also Governor of Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) from 1837 - 1843. He perished whilst trying to chart and navigate the North-West Passage.

Tags: Franklin Square - Giant Chess Set - Hobart - Tasmania
Posted by ALCHEssMIST - Alchemipedia alliance.

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