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Ocean Replacement?  

Ocean Replacement?

Paradise...

April 7th 2009
Currently I'm on Orpheus Island, having boated from Australia. It's still considered to be part of the Queensland region of Australia. I'm a guest at the research station of James Cook University. The only other way to get to this island is to pay $$$ for a flight to the resort on the other side. It is gorgeous here. There's mangroves that are all over the beach, bandicoots and silver-crested cock ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Orpheus Island

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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