John Clunies-Ross, who sailed there in the Borneo in 1825, called the group the Borneo Coral Isles, restricting Keeling to North Keeling, and calling South Keeling "the Cocos properly so called".   The form Cocos (Keeling) Islands , attested from 1916,  was made official by the Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955.
Aug 22, 2011 · 1. Direction Island. 35. Islands. By nickgoodfellow458. It is an amazing place where you can watch the rituals of the hermit crabs. 2. Cocos Keeling Islands Visitor Centre. 53.
Classical Malay fare from where the Cocos Malay lives. Maxi's Cafe, William Keeling Drive, West Island, ☎ +61 8 9162 7646. M-F 8:30AM-1PM, Su 8:30-11AM, open for dinner Th 5:30-7:30PM. Eat a hearty breakfast or a light dessert, or just drop by for a cup of coffee. Opens for dinner on Thursdays.
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Jan 19, 2016 · Regardless what the actual history was, the hero has been and always will be the Clunies-Ross family. Likewise, there will always be a healthy debate as to how the laborers were treated and how well they were paid. 1. The Cocos Islands. (1899). The Chamber's Journal 76, pgs. 187-190. 2. Ross, J. C. (1835, May). The Cocos' Isles, The ...
May 01, 2012 · * 27 coral islands make the Cocos (Keeling) group. * In 1984, the Cocos (Keeling) Island inhabitants voted to become part of Australia. * Captain William Keeling first discovered the Cocos atoll in 1609 on a voyage from Java to England. Two centuries later in 1805, British hydrographer James Horsburgh charted the islands, calling them the Cocos ...
Apr 10, 2020 · Fun Fact: The territory’s dual name (official since the islands’ incorporation into Australia in 1955) reflects that the islands have historically been known as either the Cocos Islands or the Keeling Islands.