Captain James Cook in his ship Endeavour first sighted the east coast of Australia at Point Hicks in 1770.
This title summarises, in Timeline format, the many explorers and their varied explorations that occurred in and around Australia from 1503 to 1891.
Parts of this Chronology have been kindly provided by the VOC Historical Society in Perth at http://www.voc.iinet.net.au.
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