Map of Shark Bay Area Showing Dirk Hartog Island and Cape Inscription

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Kim Martins
by OpenStreetMap contributors
published on 22 January 2022

Dutch explorer, Dirk Hartog (1580-1621), sailed into Shark Bay on Australia’s west coast, 850 kilometres (528 miles) north of Perth on his ship, the Eendracht on 25 October 1616. Hartog made landfall at the northern tip of an island in Shark Bay now known as Dirk Hartog Island.

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contributors, O. (2022, January 22). Map of Shark Bay Area Showing Dirk Hartog Island and Cape Inscription. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15182/map-of-shark-bay-area-showing-dirk-hartog-island-a/

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