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The land adjacent to Botany Bay was settled for many thousands of years by the Tharawal and Eora peoples and their associated clans. On 29 April 1770, Botany Bay was the site of James Cook's first landing of HMS Endeavour on the land mass of Australia.

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2 hours ago, Stillwater said:

Sorry for the wrong airline, this was a double test of some changes...

+1 - And what airline was that back then  ........;):P:lol:

 

John

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9 minutes ago, Iain Emms said:

Fine shot Gerold.

cheers

Iain

Thank you, Iain!

 

5 hours ago, adambar said:

Nice capture! :)

Just a quick one, Adam - the story is the star today.

 

8 hours ago, Jack Sawyer said:

Excellent info and shot Gerold!

Thank you Jack. I could not resist, you know I love that country.

 

7 hours ago, Aussie123 said:

Coincidence...

That is the spot that a chartered DC3, with a similar name, crashed a few years ago.

Uuuh, I did not know that. I just hit the esc button, which worked fine.

 

6 hours ago, BradB said:

+1 - And what airline was that back then  ........;):P:lol:

John

Springbok... those were the times...

 

2 hours ago, flyingleaf said:

Great shot Gerold and I almost remember that.:D

:D! You are right Karl, that is really not too long ago. Just a bit of history since then... 

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