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    What was Eastern Australia called by Captain Cook in early times?

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    Australia has had numerous names including Terra Australis, New Holland and the the whole eastern seaboard was New South Wales named by Captain Cook when he claimed it for England in 1770.
    He called it a lot of things when he bottomed out on the barrier reef!


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