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Terra Australis 1606 ( podcast with maps)

Please follow the link to see a talk given recently at the Royal Australian Historical Society on the first European discovery or sighting of Australia in 1606 by the Dutch voyage led by Willem Janzoon and the Spanish voyage led … Continue reading

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Terra Australis 1606

Terra Australis 1606 – The voyages of Willem Janszoon and Luis Vas de Torres and the first European discovery of Australia This talk was presented at the SMSA and will be broadcast by ABC Radio National on their ‘Big Ideas’ … Continue reading

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