NameEarly Land Exploration
DescriptionEarly land exploration in Australia around the time of first settlement in each colony. Most early exploration is depicted as maritime exploration, and land based exploration is usually focused on major expeditions from the first settlements. This collection fills the gap, showing some of the first exploration on land, scouting of sites for settlement in what are now major cities, and showing the earliest forays of the British settlers into the Aboriginal lands and waters surrounding colonies.
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Added to System2022-11-25 17:26:55
Updated in System2022-11-25 17:32:35
Subject history, exploration, land exploration
CreatorBill Pascoe
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Henry Hellyer's Exploration of Lutruwita of Palawa people 16 Journey 2022-11-25 12:06:51 2022-11-25 12:29:50
Collett Barker exploration of Kaurna and Ngarrindjeri country 7 Journey 2022-11-25 12:52:31 2022-11-25 12:53:08
Early Land Exploration around Sydney / Gadical and Darug Country 7 Other 2022-11-25 13:14:29 2022-11-25 13:37:23
Charles Grimes Early Land Exploration 5 Other 2022-11-25 13:44:28 2022-11-25 13:44:37
Laycock Crosses Tasmania/Van Diemen's Land (Lutruwita of Palawa people) 6 Journey 2022-11-25 15:19:48 2023-08-07 16:32:44
Meehan Early Land Exploration 5 Other 2022-11-25 15:34:54 2022-11-25 15:37:25
John Oxley explores Turrbal and Jagera country (Brisbane) 33 Other Places named on John Oxley's map of the Brisbane River in Turrbal and Jagera country. 2022-11-25 16:51:47 2023-08-07 17:49:44
D'Entrecasteaux Expedition Land Exploration In Tasmania/Van Diemen's Land/ Lutruwita of Palawa people 5 Other 2022-11-25 17:00:57 2022-11-25 17:01:14
James Stirling early land exploration of Noongar country / Swan River Colony and failed settlement in NT (Tiwi and Iwaija) 24 Other 2022-11-25 17:16:54 2022-11-25 17:17:06
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