Memorial to Forby Sutherland
Sutherland Point: named by Lt. James Cook in May 1770 in honour of Forby Sutherland, a crew member of HMS Endeavour who died and was buried here, becoming the first recorded European to be buried in the Sydney region.
Inscription Point: in 1870 Thomas Holt erected an obelisk here at his own expense to celebrate the centenary of Captain Cook's landing at Kurnell. It was later moved to Cape Solander.
Yana Gap: believed to be the Aboriginal name of the location.
Cape Solander: named by Lt. James Cook in May 1770 in honour of Dr. Daniel Carl Solander, doctor, naturalist and assistant to Joseph Banks aboard HMS Endeavour.
Tabbigal Gap: believed to be the Aboriginal name of the location.
Long Nose Point: descriptive.
Cape Baily: believed to be named after Joseph Charles Baily, French mineralogist who travelled on Le Naturaliste on Nicolas Baudin's voyage to New Holland 1800-04. He and fellow mineralogist Louis Depuch were the first geologically trained observers to reach Australia. He transferred to Le Geographe in Sydney in 1802. It is believed that eventually he left the expedition in Western Australia, but he has also been listed as one of the five scientists and artists to return to France out of the 23 the expedition had originally started with.
Caravan Head: the locality of Caravan Head is thought to have been named after 'Caravan Rock', which was shaped like a covered wagon or caravan situated on private property on the point of Caravan Head.
Potter Point: origin unknown.
Boat Harbour: origin unknown.
Doughboy Head: Doughboys, sometimes called dumplings or floaters, were a boiled pudding made of dough and sometimes mixed with currants. These were popular throughout the 19th century and up to the 1950s. It is thought that a rock here resembled the shape of a doughboy.
Voodoo Point: origin unknown.
Pimelwi Rocks: believed to be the Aboriginal name of the location.
The Merries Reef: origin unknown.
Bate Bay: origin unknown.
Wanda Beach: Aboriginal word meaning beach or sand hill.
Elouera Beach: Aboriginal meaning: 'a pleasant place'.
Cronulla Point: taken from the Aboriginal name for the Cronulla peninsula, Kurranulla.
Blackwood Point: origin unknown.