A map to display in the classroom when learning about Luis de Torres’ route across the top of Australia in 1606.
Use this teaching resource to display in the classroom when investigating maps of the early explorers.
This map shows the shortcut Portuguese explorer Luis de Torres took between Australia and Papua New Guinea in 1606.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Describes people, events and actions related to world exploration and its effects
Australian Curriculum alignment
The journey(s) of AT LEAST ONE world navigator, explorer or trader up to the late eighteenth century, including their contacts with other societies and any impacts
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