By Samuel Ash
Between 1606 and 1770, an predicted fifty four eu ships from various countries made touch. a lot of those have been service provider ships from the Dutch East Indies corporation and incorporated the ships of Abel Tasman. Tasman charted elements of the north, west and south coasts of Australia which used to be then often called New Holland.
In 1770, Englishman Lieutenant James cook dinner charted the Australian east coast in his send HM Barque Endeavour. prepare dinner claimed the east coast below guide from King George III of britain on 22 August 1770 at ownership Island, naming japanese Australia 'New South Wales'. The coast of Australia, that includes Tasmania as a separate island, used to be mapped intimately by means of the English mariners and navigators Bass and Flinders, and the French mariner, Baudin
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