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46 Queensland Coast 10 Aug 1770

46 Queensland Coast 10 Aug

August 10th 2012
From Townsville, we moved 100km south to Ayr, the heart of the Burdekin Shire. This was at the suggestion of Terry Franzmann (See previous blog) to play at a Veterans’ Golf Tournament. We played 36 holes, 18 on each of Monday and Tuesday. We weren’t really eligible, as we don’t have Australian golf handicaps, but the club was very generous to let us play. 36 holes of golf, a barbeque lunch a ... 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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Tot: 0.153s; Tpl: 0.011s; cc: 8; qc: 36; dbt: 0.033s; 36; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.4mb