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The prison Boab Tree  
   

The prison Boab Tree

Where Jandamarra was thought to have been held on his way to court in derby.
Derby - A staging Post

August 29th 2013
Some destinations are a major attraction in them selves, but Derby historically has been a staging post and a cultural melting pot. I guess the town is most famous (along with this part of the Kimberley) for its Boab or Bottle Trees. Yet even these wonders of nature have a significant place in Derby History. As trees go, they are a mid height deciduous tree with a bottle like trunk. However, th ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Derby

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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