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The word caladonia doesn't exist! Yet people often write New Caladonia when they mean New Caledonia. For instance, the search engine Google provides thousands of results when you search for the phrase New Caladonia.

Caledonia (not Caladonia) was the Romans' name for Scotland. In 1774, when Captain James Cook discovered a large island east of Australia, he named it New Caledonia because it reminded him of the Scottish Highlands. Later New Caledonia became a French colony.

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Moon Handbooks
South Pacific

covers 15 countries and territories in Polynesia and Melanesia

8th EDITION
ISBN: 1566914116
US$24.95

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