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Let’s rediscover James Cook and his extraordinary voyage

29 April 2020

5:00 AM

29 April 2020

5:00 AM

Today marks 250 years since Captain James Cook and the crew of the HMS Endeavour made their first landing on Australian soil, at what is now Kurnell Peninsula in Botany Bay, New South Wales. In doing so, they would change the course of history. 

Cook initially named the bay in which they had arrived Stingray Harbour due to the great quantity of such cartilaginous fish swimming about.

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