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Roebourne/Point Samson/Cossack

May 20th 2012
Roebourne/Cossack/Point Samson 19th to 21st May 2012 All three towns are within 30 odd Klms of each other and we stayed at Point Samson as our base to discover the area. In 1856 Francis Gregory undertook the first European exploration of the Pilbara Region. It was a result of Gregory’s favourable reports of the area that settlement went ahead. In May 1863, Walter P ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Point Samson

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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