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Finding the great southern land

Author: Nicolas Brasch
Publisher: South Yarra, Vic. : Macmillan Education, 2003.
Series: Exploring and mapping Australia.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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This text looks at the relationship of Aboriginal Australians to the land and their early contact with European explorers. The early sea voyages to Australia by the Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, French and British are described, ending with the voyages of James Cook and his claiming of the east coast. Ages 9+
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas Brasch
ISBN: 073298050X 9780732980504
OCLC Number: 223330589
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: For upper primary school students.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Gondwanaland --
Aboriginal Australia --
The great southern land --
Portugeses explorations --
Spanish explorations --
Dutch explorations --
First British explorations --
French explorations --
James Cook and the Endeavour --
Cook's other voyages --
Colonising Australia.
Series Title: Exploring and mapping Australia.
Responsibility: Nicolas Brasch.

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This text looks at the relationship of Aboriginal Australians to the land and their early contact with European explorers. The early sea voyages to Australia by the Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, French and British are described, ending with the voyages of James Cook and his claiming of the east coast. Ages 9+

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