History of Australia and New Zealand

History of Australia and New Zealand

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"[...] The country itself, he says, is low and sandy, with no fresh water and scarcely any animals except one which looks like a racoon, and jumps about on its long hind legs. Altogether, his description is not prepossessing; and he says that the only pleasure he had found in this part of his voyage was the satisfaction of having discovered the most barren spot on the face of the earth. This account is, in most respects, correct, so far as regards the portion of Australia visited by Dampier. But, unfortunately, he saw only the most inhospitable part of the whole continent. There are many parts whose beauty would have enchanted him, but as he had sailed along nearly a thousand miles without seeing any shore that was[...]."
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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 10.16mm | 322.05g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507701489
  • 9781507701485

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