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Perth _ History of Perth _ 1606 Maps of Australia

Posted by: Ben Jul 30 2004, 12:05 PM

1606 contact by Dutch sailors with Australia (New Holland as it was known then) will be celebrated 400 years latter in 2006.

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Polynesian / Dutch Sailor, John Grummels with 1606 replica of the Duyfken in Perth.

Early Dutch contact with Australia, 1606 onwards. http://www.australiaonthemap.org.au/e_wa.html

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