Survey and excavation at Fort Dundas, Melville Island, Northern Territory, 1975 by Eleanor Crosby

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Published by Australian Society for Historical Archaeology, University of Sydney in [Sydney] .

Written in English

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StatementEleanor Crosby.
SeriesA.S.H.A. occasional paper ;, no. 1 (1978), A.S.H.A. occasional paper ;, 1978, no. 1.
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LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/13050 (U)
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p., [7] leaves of plates (some folded) :
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL2907951M
ISBN 100909797064
LC Control Number84137961
OCLC/WorldCa13606469

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1, [external link] Printed Ceramics in Australia, Marjorie Graham, ASHA Occasional Paper, No. Melville Island (Tiwi: Yermalner) is an island in the eastern Timor Sea, off the coast of the Northern Territory, with Bathurst Island and nine smaller uninhabited islands, it forms part of the group known as the Tiwi Islands, which are under the jurisdiction of the Northern Territory in association with the Tiwi Land Council as the regional authority.

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73 Campbell, J. ‘ Geographical memoir of Melville Island and Port Essington, on the Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Australia; with Some Observations on the Settlements Which Have Been Established on the North Coast of New Holland ’, Journal of. Book Reviews Whaling and Whaling Sites: Sorr.e Archaeological Aspects 3 4 7 7 8 Survey & Excavation at Fort Dundas, Melville Island, Northern Territory Cheques should include the cost of postage (SOc).

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The fort’s purpose was twofold. in Journal of Northern Territory History. No.7, PER JOUR Reid, Brian. “Malaria in nineteenth century British military settlements. – Fort Dundas (Melville Island); Fort Wellington, Raffles Bay and Victoria, Port Essington” in Journal of Northern Territory History.

No.3, NTC PER JOUR Roces, M. Bremer fixed the site of his settlement at Fort Dundas on Melville Island in and, because this was well to the west of the boundary proclaimed inproclaimed British sovereignty over all the territory as far west as longitude ° East. The new boundary included Melville and Bathurst Islands, and the adjacent mainland.

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The first settlements, Fort Dundas on Melville Island and at Raffles Bay, were meant to provide an alternative to the Dutch ports which imposed heavy duties.

Both were abandoned in due to tropical diseases, hostile local Aborigines and Timor pirates. The second consignment (boxes ) was presented to the Library by Sir Paul in and consists of printed and roneoed material on a variety of subjects.

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Fort Dundas war eine britische militärische Siedlung auf Melville Island an der nordaustralischen Küste, die gegründet und bereits aufgegeben wurde.

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completed a survey of North and the North-West coast of Australia in On this voyage he discovered Port Essington on Coburg Peninsula on 19th April,naming it after Vice Admiral, Sir William Essington.

King recommended that a settlement should be established at Port Essington, Melville Island or Bathurst Island. - Fort Dundas, on Melville Island, didn't live up to its promises as a 5 star resort so everyone upped sticks and hot footed it to the next fashionable place to be seen, Raffles Bay, NT.

- Surprise, the first Aussie-built steamship, was launched with much aplomb and high spirits. Bremer fixed the site of his settlement at Fort Dundas on Melville Island in and, because this was well to the west of the boundary proclaimed inproclaimed British sovereignty over all the territory as far west as Longitude ˚ East.

The new boundary included Melville and Bathurst Islands, and the adjacent mainland. The survey highlighted that, first, almost 44 or % of the Northern Territory population over the age of five years fished at least once in the month period; the Territory has the highest fishing participation rates in the country; and the majority of anglers, just over 70%, were male.

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