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Scottish settlement in South Australia

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Scottish settlement in South Australia

"The links between Scotland and Australia stretch back to the first British expedition of the Endeavour under command of Lieutenant James Cook who was himself the son of a Scottish ploughman. Cook navigated and charted the east coast of Australia, making first landfall at Botany Bay on 29 April 1770.

please add profiles here of Scottish people who settled in South Australia, at any time.

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