A Daily Photo Blog about Life in Northern New South Wales, Australia.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Kurnell and Botany Bay - A Quick History

The Eora Nation, The Gweagal Clan, Captain James Cook, Joseph Banks, Daniel Solander, Forby Sutherland, Stingray Harbour, Botanists Bay, New Wales, The First Fleet, Captain Arthur Phillip, Jean- Francois de La Perouse, Lime Burning, Fishing, Happy Valley, Mascot Aerodrome, Sand Mining, Oil Refining, ICI, Industrial Pollution, Kingsford Smith(Sydney) Airport, Port Botany Container Port, Desalination Plant!
What's next for this place that is so intrinsically connected to so many facets of Australian History? 

5 comments:

  1. I am just learning about the plants that caused it to be named Botany Bay. It seems to have quite the history!! And it is still a beautiful place!!!

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  2. All that and its natural beauty seems to have been preserved? Must have water--or availability sure makes everything else easier.

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  3. Looks like an aerial photo ~ great shot ~ great post ~~ thanks, namaste, Carol ^_^

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  4. That light out in the sea, demarks deep water?

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