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Thread #66740   Message #1324960
Posted By: The Fooles Troupe
12-Nov-04 - 04:58 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Van Diemen's Land
Subject: RE: Folklore: Van Dieman's Land
Van Diemen was the first recorded European explorer to nearly run aground on the hostile (rocky wind driving hard in Roaring Forties mode) West Coast of Tasmania and get back home alive.