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281/365 At Seventeen Seventy
It was here at Seventeen Seventy that Cook made his second landing on Australian soil (his first had been at Botany Bay) and it was here that the first European set foot on Queensland soil. Town of Seventeen Seventy was appropriately named for Cook’s landing (24th May) 1770 becoming the birthplace of Queensland. This historic occasion is commemorated by the Captain Cook Memorial at nearby Round Hill Head.

Today this town is a small seaside resort which is noted for its pleasant beaches and good fishing. This spot is perfect to watch the sun set over Bustard Bay.

Roy Lowry, Bruno Suignard, Robert Wilson, Don Sutherland and 3 other people have particularly liked this photo


7 comments - The latest ones
Thérèse
Thérèse
Merceilleuse!
2 years ago.
Gillian Everett has replied to Thérèse
Thanks Therese :-)
2 years ago.
Saffron Blaze
Saffron Blaze
Wonderful sunset to share with friends.
2 years ago.
Gillian Everett has replied to Saffron Blaze
Thanks Saffron :-)
2 years ago.
Don Sutherland
Don Sutherland
Outstanding shot.
2 years ago.
Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen
Wonderful sunset image.
Congrats on Explore.
2 years ago.
Esther
Esther
What a great place to watch the sunset.
2 years ago.