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Cairns 5 061

Great Barrier Reef

March 7th 2011
The Great Barrier Reef!! Well our week ended with a trip to the Barrier Reef!! The weather at last was fantastic, and we travelled about 40kms on a high speed catamaran to the outer barrier! Although still a bit murky as the result of the recent storms, the scenery was fantastic and the views of the coral were awesome, and so beautiful. Spent the day on a large pontoon, and viewed the fish ... 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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