Napoleon Series Archive 2004

Re: Joseph Bonaparte Gulf
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The area around the Northern Territory where the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf is located is in a very remote area. It wasn't used by shipping, (at least ver little) and it's coast wasn't reached by land by Europeans until at least the 1850-60's, by which time of course the French and English were on somewhat better terms (Australia was far more worried about the Russians) and so there was no reason to change the name.

Regards,
Chris

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