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Cossack at dusk

Cossack

August 16th 2007
I’m writing this in the ghost town of Cossack, an old river mouth port used for pearling during the mid 1800’s in the far north west of Australia. It was replaced by a bigger port down the coast to handle the export of cattle before the turn of the last century and totally abandoned by 1940. . . . but there are still some lovely old stone buildings here which have recently been restored. The o ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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