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LARC tour

What was a shallow bay in the morning has now become a collection of cratered ponds with the sea hundreds of metres away!
Day 157 - 1770 LARC tour

August 31st 2015
We head off to the marina early in the morning to catch a LARC. LARC stands for Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo (vessels built for the military to transport troops and equipment in and around coastal areas). It has a huge 7 litre diesel motor, four wheel drive (and a propellor to push us through the water). This cruise / trip / experience is something unique. A full day on an ex-army vessel e ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » 1770

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: 0.448s; Tpl: 0.024s; cc: 12; qc: 50; dbt: 0.026s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.4mb