National Grid Ref SU 04302916
A map of the outline of Australia cut onto the downland above Compton Chamberlayne, the word Australia is cut inside the map. Average to Poor condition, although a little difficult to distinguish from distance.
Cut in 1916 by Australian troops during WWI this large badge is no longer financially supported and it is going to be allowed to grass over.
Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service. Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.
2005 Now Lost
From the Ground
Reproduced With Permission from John Woods
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Newman, P. (1987) Gods and Graven Images: The Chalk Hill-Figures of Britain. 2nd edn. London: Robert Hale. 208-211.
Bergamar, K. (1968) Discovering Hill Figures. 1st edn. Princes Risborough: Shire. 43-46.
Bergamar, K. (1997) Discovering Hill Figures. 4th edn. Princes Risborough: Shire. 72-78.