announced his arrival by leaving an inscribed plate with his name and date of
arrival at what is now known as Cape Inscription. In 1697, Flemish Captain
William de Vlamingh landed at Cape Inscription and found Dirk Hartog's plate. As
the plate ...
National Park; First time native animals have been released onto the island since
the ecological restoration project began. More than 20 hare-wallabies have been
released onto Dirk Hartog Island, the State's biggest island, as part of ...
11.05.2012 “The area's diverse features and attractions include the internationally-renowned dolphins at Monkey Mia Reserve; Dirk Hartog Island National Park, where Europeans first landed in Western Australia; Steep Point, which is ...
13.05.2012 [New Zealand Herald] - ... the first European to see the Great Barrier Reef; in 1772 Captain Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne claimed Van Dieman's Land (Tasmania) for France, and Louis Francois de St Allouarn did the same with Dirk Hartog Island, off northern Western Australia.
PADDENBURG | PerthNow. October 8, 2016 9:00AM. A CRAFTY feral cat with a
penchant for eating turtles has become WA's most wanted feline, after escaping
wildlife trappers on an island that is to become a modern-day Noah's Ark.
an average day for every month for Dirk Hartog Island. Likewise, "mean daily
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Hartog Island Homestead on our comfortable boat Woomerangee. By 9:15 you
will be enjoying a delicious morning tea at the Homestead. Your guide will then
take you by 4WD to explore the Southern part of Dirk Hartog Island. This includes
of the Dirk Hartog Island Eco Lodge and inquisitive local expert on Louis Aleno
de St Alouarn. We look around. Below, there is the beach at Turtle Bay, a
staggering, world-beating stretch of white sand where loggerhead turtles ...
to how Dirk Hartog would have seen them in 1616. The island has experienced
significant changes since Dirk Hartog landed there on 25 October 1616. Sheep
and goats changed the vegetation, their grazing habits and trampling reducing
Island off the coast of Western Australia, known now as Dirk Hartog Island. The
explorer left a pewter plate as a mark of his discovery, which is the earliest known
evidence left of Europeans in Australia. To commemorate this significant ...
evidence of European contact with Australia was left, more than 400 years ago.
To this day, Dirk Hartog Island is difficult to get to. A 4×4 is not-negotiable…all the
temptation we needed to head west in a Jeep Grand Cherokee ...
Hartog Island, just off the coast in the Shark Bay region to help her friend Kieran
cater for his very first group of tourists. Tory quickly fell in love with the island and
Kieran. Twenty-one years later, Tory and Kieran run Dirk Hartog's successful ...
a native title agreement over Dirk Hartog Island giving Traditional Owners greater
involvement in the management of the world heritage area. In exchange for
consenting to a national park project, the Malgana native title claim group have ...
Dirk Hartog Island is an 'ark' for endangered wildlife and a great place for an
island adventure. The most western point of Australia has seen it all, from early
explorers to a major sheep station, the island is a melting pot of Australian history