Aborigines had been in Australia for thousands of years, and Malay traders had been landing on the far northern coast, collecting sea slugs to trade with China, for many years.
Willem Jansz/Janszoon was a Dutchman who was seeking new trade routes and trade associates. He became the first recorded European to step foot on Australia's shores on the western shore of Cape York Peninsula, on 26 February 1606. However, he believed the Cape to be part of New Guinea, from whence he crossed the Arafura Sea.
In 1616, Dutch sea-captain Dirk Hartog sailed too far whilst trying out Henderik Brouwer's recently discovered route from the Cape of Good Hope to Batavia, via the Roaring Forties. Reaching the western coast of Australia, he landed at Cape Inscription on 25 October 1616. His is the first known record of a European visiting Western Australia's shores.
The first Englishman to land on its shores was William Dampier in 1688, and his opinions of Australia ("New Holland" as it was then known) were less than complimentary. It wasn't until Captain James Cook came across the eastern coast and charted it in 1770 that Britain began to take notice of the remote continent.
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There is only Australia, no other countries.
The only country in Australia is Australia. There are no other countries in Australia.
Australia is a country on the continent of Australia. There are no other countries within the country.
South Australia is a state in its own right, and it is part of the country of Australia. There are no other countries in South Australia or any of the other states of Australia.
There is only one country in Australia, and that is Australia. There are no other countries on the Australian continent.
Australia and Newfoundland i think
it became popular in Australia because of its heat them other hot country's discovered surfing but when cold countries did they didn't bother.
For the same reason different countries export other goods. Australia just happends to have more gold available than other countries.
There is only one country in Australia, and that is Australia. There are no other countries on the continent. Therefore, koalas are found only in Australia.
No. The only country in the continent of Australia is Australia. There are no oTher countries on this continent.
Australia is a single country on the continent of Australia. It is made up of six states and two territories. There are no other countries.
Australia is an island continent. Therefore, there are no other countries, only Australian states.
People from other countries.
no because Australia is not in the bad lines like other scienrist have discovered that.
In Australia about $170!! Not sure about other countries though In Australia about $170!! Not sure about other countries though
they can help other countries by eating vegetarians .
He discovered Australia, Hawaii, New Caledonia, New Hiberia.
Because Australia is in drought
other countries such as those on earth.
It has been discovered above various countries. Australia, New Zealand to name a few.
Australia is the only country in Australia. There are no other countries on the continent of Australia.
It is connected by water.