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Swan Hill

Chasing the sun

December 13th 2013
Swan Hill on the border with NSW and the mighty Murray river flows right through it,which provides for some very relaxing walking along it's banks.Swan hill takes it's name from Major Thomas Mitchell who camped here in 1836 on an expedition from Sydney to inland Australia.He was kept awake by the sounds of water birds and in particular Black swans.The next day he wrote in his diary " I the ... 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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