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Cook’s Discovery of Australia

On the 21st of August, 1770 Captain James Cook arrived at Nova Hollandia (previously discovered by Dutchman, Abel Tasman in 1644; several other Europeans before him and various Melanesian and South East Asian peoples around 45,000 years prior to that), … Continue reading

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