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Address: Kone | Grande Terre, New Caledonia
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The name of the first excavation site that revealed evidence that the...

The name of the first excavation site that revealed evidence that the island had been inhabited around 1500 BC by the Lapita people.

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LAPITA CERAMICS AT THE MUSEUM OF NEW CALEDONIA NOUMEA

New Caledonia was discovered by the western world in 1774 . James Cook couldn't find a better name for this remote territory of the Southern of Pacific ; it reminded him of his... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2013
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Noumea, New Caledonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2013

New Caledonia was discovered by the western world in 1774 . James Cook couldn't find a better name for this remote territory of the Southern of Pacific ; it reminded him of his distant homeland where it can rain for days on end even during summer time and where, if the traveller is lucky enough to stay for months or... More 

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