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Wilsons Promontory
The Wilsons Promontory, also known as Yiruk and Wamoon in the Gunai Gunai may refer to: * Gunai people The Gunai ( ), also spelt Gunnai, or Kurnai ( ), often now referred to as the Gunai/Kurnai ( ), people are an Aboriginal Australian Aboriginal Australians are the various Indigenous peoples Indigenou ... and Bunwurrung language Boonwurrung (also anglicised as ''Bunurong, Bun wurrung'', among other spellings) is an indigenous Australian language traditionally spoken by the Bunurong people, Boonwurrung people of the Kulin Nation, Kulin Nation of Central Victoria (Austral ...s respectively, is a peninsula A peninsula ( la, paeninsula from 'almost' and 'island') is a landform A landform is a natural or artificial feature of the solid surface of the Earth or other planetary body A planet is an astronomical body Astronomy (from el ... that forms the southernmost part of the Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Austral ...
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Victoria (Australia)
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine ''State Magazine'' is a digital magazine published by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Global Talent Management. Its mission is to acquaint Department o ... in southeastern Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous List of islands of Australia, sma .... It is the second-smallest state with a land area This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories A dependent territory, dependent area, or dependency is a territory that does not possess full political independence upright=1.0, Pedro I of Brazil, Pedro surr ... of and the most densely populated state in Australia (28 per km2). Victoria is bordered with New South Wales ...
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Port Albert Frog Myth
A port is a maritime law, maritime facility comprising one or more Wharf, wharves or loading areas, where ships load and discharge Affreightment, cargo and passengers. Although usually situated on a sea coast or estuary, ports can also be found far inland, such as Port of Hamburg, Hamburg, Port of Manchester, Manchester and Duluth; these access the sea via rivers or canals. Because of their roles as port of entry, ports of entry for immigrants as well as soldiers in wartime, many port cities have experienced dramatic multi-ethnic and multicultural changes throughout their respective histories. Ports are extremely important to the global economy; 70% of global merchandise trade by value passes through a port. For this reason, ports are also often densely populated settlements that provide the labor for processing and handling goods and related services for the ports. Today by far the greatest growth in port development is in Asia, the continent with some of the World ...
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Field Naturalists Club Of Victoria
The Field Naturalists Club of Victoria (FNCV) is an Australian natural history and conservation movement, conservation organisation. It was founded in May 1880 by a group of nature enthusiasts that included Thomas Pennington Lucas.Sophie Charlotte Ducker, Sophie C. Ducker,Lucas, Arthur Henry Shakespeare (1853 - 1936), ''Australian Dictionary of Biography'', Volume 10, Melbourne University Press, MUP, 1986, pp 163-164. Retrieved 2009-09-19 Charles French and Dudley Best.Gary Presland (2016) ''Understanding our natural world: the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria 1880-2015.'' Melbourne: Field Naturalists Club of Victoria It is the oldest conservation group in [Australia]. Since 1884 it has published a journal, ''The Victorian Naturalist'', which is issued six times a year. Currently there are eight special interest groups (SIGs) within the FNCV, these are Botany, Fauna Survey, Fungi, Geology, Juniors, Marine Research, Microscopy and Terrestrial Invertebrates. The club also has a D ...
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Whaling
Whaling is the process of hunting Hunting is the practice of seeking, pursuing and capturing or killing wildlife Wildlife traditionally refers to undomesticated animal Animals (also called Metazoa) are multicellular A multicellular organism is an organism ... of whale Whales are a widely distributed and diverse group of fully s. They are an informal grouping within the infraorder , which usually excludes s and s. Whales, dolphins and porpoises belong to the order , which consists of s. Their closest n ...s for their usable products such as meat Meat is animal Animals (also called Metazoa) are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the Kingdom (biology), biological kingdom Animalia. With few exceptions, animals Heterotroph, consume organic material, Cellular respiratio ... and blubber Blubber is a thick layer of vascular The blood vessels are the components of the circulatory system The circulatory system, ...
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Seal Hunting
Seal hunting, or sealing, is the personal or commercial hunting of seals Seals may refer to: * Pinniped Pinnipeds (pronounced ), commonly known as seals, are a widely and diverse of , -footed, , mostly s. They comprise the (whose only living member is the ), (the eared seals: s and s), and (the earless sea .... Seal hunting is currently practiced in ten countries: United States (above the Arctic Circle The Arctic Circle is one of the two polar circle A polar circle is a geographic term for a conditional circular line (arc) referring either to the Arctic Circle The Arctic Circle is one of the two s and the most northerly of the fiv ... in Alaska), Canada, Namibia, Denmark (in self-governing Greenland only), Iceland, Norway, Russia, Finland and Sweden. Most of the world's seal hunting takes place in Canada and Greenland. The Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) regulates the seal hunt in Canada. It sets quotas (total allowable catch – ...
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London
London is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger uppercase or capitals (or more formally ''majuscule'') and smaller lowercase (or more formally ''minusc ... and largest city The United Nations The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and international security, security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, ... of England England is a that is part of the . It shares land borders with to its west and to its north. The lies northwest of England and the to the southwest. England is separated from by the to the east and the to the south. The country cover ... and the United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed. The Guardian' and Tel ...
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John Hunter (New South Wales)
Vice Admiral Vice admiral is a senior naval flag officer rank, equivalent to lieutenant general and air marshal. A vice admiral is typically senior to a rear admiral and junior to an admiral. In many navies,Vice admiral is a three-star rank in the navies of N ... John Hunter (29 August 1737 – 13 March 1821) was an officer of the Royal Navy The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare Naval warfare is combat Combat ( French for ''fight'') is a purposeful violent conflict meant to physically harm or kill the opposition. Combat may be armed (using weapon A ..., who succeeded Arthur Phillip Admiral Admiral is one of the highest ranks in some navy, navies, and in many navies is the highest rank. In the Commonwealth of Nations, Commonwealth nations and the United States, a "full" admiral is equivalent to a "full" general officer ... as the second Governor of New South Wales The governor of New South Wales is the viceregal A viceroy ...
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Matthew Flinders
Captain Captain is a title for the commander of a military unit, the commander of a ship, aeroplane, spacecraft, or other vessel, or the commander of a port, fire department or police department, election precinct, etc. The captain is a military rank in a ... Matthew Flinders (16 March 1774 – 19 July 1814) was a British navigator and cartographer who led the first inshore A shore or a shoreline is the fringe of land Land is the solid surface of Earth that is not permanently submerged in water. Most but not all land is situated at elevations above sea level (variable over geologic time frames) and consis ... circumnavigation Circumnavigation is the complete navigation Navigation is a field of study that focuses on the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another.Bowditch, 2003:799. The field of navigation inc ... of the landmass that is now known as Australia Australia, officially the Common ...
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Port Jackson
Port Jackson, consisting of the waters of Sydney Harbour, Middle Harbour Middle Harbour (or ''Warring-Ga''), a semi–mature tide (U.S.), low tide occurs roughly at moonrise and high tide with a high Moon, corresponding to the simple gravity model of two tidal bulges; at most places however, the Moon and tides h ..., North Harbour and the Lane Cove Lane Cove is a suburb The Swedish suburbs of Husby/Kista/Akalla are built according to the typical city planning of the Million Programme. A suburb (or suburban area or suburbia) is a mixed-use or residential area, existing either as pa ... and Parramatta Parramatta () is a major commercial suburb and Central business district, centre in Greater Western Sydney, located in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is located approximately west of the Sydney central business district on the bank ... Rivers, is the ria A ria (; gl, ría) is a coastal inlet An inlet is an indentation of a shoreline, us ...
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Tobias Furneaux
Captain Tobias Furneaux (21 August 173518 September 1781) was an English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ... navigator A navigator is the person on board a ship or aircraft responsible for its navigation Navigation is a field of study that focuses on the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another.Bowd ... and Royal Navy The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare Naval warfare is combat Combat ( French for ''fight'') is a purposeful violent conflict meant to physically harm or kill the opposition. Combat may be armed (using weapon A ... officer, who accompanied James Cook Captain Captain is a title for the commander of a military unit, the commander of a ship, ae ...
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George Bass
George Bass (; 30 January 1771 – after 5 February 1803) was a British naval surgeon A naval surgeon, or less commonly ship's doctor, is the person responsible for the health of the ship's company aboard a warship. The term appears often in reference to Royal Navy's medical personnel during the Age of Sail. Ancient uses Specialis ... and explorer of Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous List of islands of Australia, sma .... Early years Bass was born on 30 January 1771 at Aswarby Aswarby () is a village in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is south of Sleaford and east of the A15 road (Great Britain), A15 road, between Sleaford and the point near Threekingham where it crosses the A52 road (Great B ..., a hamlet near Sleaford Sleaford is a market town and Civ ...
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