after sporadic visits by fishermen from the immediate north, and European discovery by Dutch explorers in 1606,[9] the eastern half of Australia was claimed by the British in 1770 and initially settled through penal transportation to the colony of New South Wales, founded on 26 January 1788. from wiki

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becky said...

Ola, how are you? wish i could have spoken longer, it was a such a fragment, after such a vast gap...... love to speak to you soon
x bec