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Nautilus shells

Nautilus shells

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Large natural gastropod shell for signalling that a turtle was caught

Large natural gastropod shell for signalling that a turtle w...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dr La Mont West collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Pearl shell

Pearl shell

Australian Institute of Anatomy Pacific Island unsourced collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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Struthiolariaiidae Struthiolaria Papulosa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Waipu, North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Muricidae Murex sp. shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Marginellidae Austroginella Muscaria

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Conidae Conus Geographus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Two Trochidae Trochus Maculatus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Bagged 'button' shells, part of the necklace making kit

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Rex Greeno
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Strombidae Strombus Leutiginosus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Biak, Schouten Islands, Papua, Indonesia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Rex Greeno
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Terebridae Terebra Areolata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Rabaul, East New Britain Province, New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Angustata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Strombidae Lambis Lambis (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Two Turbinidae Ninella Torquata shells from Rosedale

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1974
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Cymatiidae Charonia Capax

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Conicopora

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Thaidinae Dicathais Textilosa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Emmae

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1976
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Two Terebridae Duplicaria Evoluta shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cassididae Phalium Thomsoni

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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A pair of Mytilidae Modiolus Cottoni Shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Terebridae species

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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James Price Point, Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Two Ellobiidae Ellobium Aurisjadae shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Vasidae Altivasum Flindersi

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cypraeidae Cyraea Tigris

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Fiji
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1983
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Conidae Conus Miles

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Amoria Tuneri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Bicolor shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Conidae Conus Mustellinus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cymatiidae Cymatium Pfeitterianum (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Five Conidae Conus Anemone shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Roei

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shellsfrom Aerodrome Beach

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Volutidae Amoria Maculata

Volutidae Amoria Maculata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Terebridae species

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cymatiidae Cabestana Spengleri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Cymatiidae Lawpusia [sic] Pileare

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Aulicina Nivosa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Amoria Guttata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Volutoconus Bednalli (Rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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