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Joseph Potaski
Joseph Potaski
Joseph Potaski
or John Potaskie (c. 17641 – 31 August 1824) was the first Pole to settle in Australia, and one of the first convicts to arrive in Van Diemen's Land on Ocean. Joseph Potaski
Joseph Potaski
worked hard to establish himself as a successful farmer in colonial Hobart. This was however undone by the exploits of his family. Joseph Potaski
Joseph Potaski
reflects the attitudes of those convicts who never progressed beyond their criminal past. Potaski is seen as representing the auspicious beginning of the Polish community in Australia.[1] His daughter, Catherine, was the first European born and baptised in the new colony of Van Diemens Land.3Contents1 Early life 2 Transportation 3 Family 4 Legacy 5 See also 6 Notes 7 ReferencesEarly life[edit] It is estimated that Potaski was born in 1764, in Poland. Not much is known of Potaski's early life
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Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, formally the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland
Poland
and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, after 1791 the Commonwealth of Poland, was a dualistic state, a bi-confederation of Poland
Poland
and Lithuania
Lithuania
ruled by a common monarch, who was both the King of Poland
Poland
and the Grand Duke
Duke
of Lithuania. It was one of the largest[2][3] and most populous countries of 16th- and 17th-century Europe
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HMS Calcutta
Five ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Calcutta, after the Indian city of Calcutta (now Kolkata).The first HMS Calcutta (1795) was a 54-gun fourth rate, originally the East Indiaman Warley and purchased in 1795, captured by the French in 1805 and destroyed by British ships in 1809. The second HMS Calcutta (1831) was an 84-gun second rate launched in 1831, converted to a gunnery training ship in 1865 and sold in 1908. The third Calcutta was HMS Hercules, renamed Calcutta in 1909. The fourth Calcutta was the gunboat HMS Handy, renamed Calcutta in 1916. The fifth HMS Calcutta (D82) was a light cruiser launched in 1918 and sunk in action in 1941.See also[edit]INS KolkataThis article includes a list of ships with the same or similar names. If an internal link for a specific ship led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended ship artic
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Yumi Stynes
Yumi Tasma Stynes (born 2 June 1975) is an Australian television and radio presenter. She is the co-host of KIIS FM's 3PM Pick-Up radio show and presenter of ABC Radio podcast on female health and sexuality, "Ladies, We Need to Talk"[1] . She presented the morning show The Circle, was a presenter for Channel V Australia and Max, and was a presenter on Sydney's Mix 106.5 FM breakfast program during 2013[2].Contents1 Early life 2 Radio 3 Television career 4 Writing 5 Public Speaking 6 Controversy 7 Music career 8 Personal life 9 References 10 External linksEarly life[edit] Stynes was born in Swan Hill, Victoria, where she grew up with her parents, David and Yoshiko, two sisters and a brother
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Victoria (Australia)
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia. Victoria is Australia's most densely populated state and its second-most populous state overall. Most of its population lives concentrated in the area surrounding Port Phillip
Port Phillip
Bay, which includes the metropolitan area of its state capital and largest city, Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city
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Lara, Victoria
Lara is a suburb of the City of Greater Geelong, 18 km north-east of the Geelong
Geelong
CBD, inland from the Princes Freeway
Princes Freeway
to Melbourne.Contents1 History1.1 Heritage listed sites2 Geography 3 Education 4 Industry 5 Transport 6 Amenities 7 See also 8 References 9 External linksHistory[edit] Landsat 7
Landsat 7
imagery of the greater Geelong
Geelong
area. Lara is visible in the north.The explorers Hume and Hovell arrived at Lara on December 16, 1824, believing that they had reached Westernport Bay. They recorded that the Aboriginals described the bay as Djillong and land as Corayo, suggesting origins for the names of Geelong
Geelong
and Corio. The area was originally named Kennedy's Creek but was also given several different names including Duck Ponds, Hovell's Creek, Cheddar, Swindon and Lara Lake
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Prostitute
Prostitution
Prostitution
is the business or practice of engaging in sexual activity in exchange for payment.[4][5] Prostitution
Prostitution
is sometimes described as commercial sex or hooking. Prostitution
Prostitution
occurs in a variety of forms. Brothels are establishments specifically dedicated to prostitution. In escort prostitution, the act may take place at the client's residence or hotel room (referred to as out-call), or at the escort's residence or a hotel room rented for the occasion by the escort (in-call). Another form is street prostitution. Although the majority of prostitutes are female and have male clients, a prostitute can be, and have clients, of any gender or sexual orientation. Depending on the jurisdiction, prostitution law may deem commercial sex to be legal or illegal. A person who works in this field is called a prostitute, and is a type of sex worker
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Sydney, New South Wales
Sydney
Sydney
(/ˈsɪdni/ ( listen))[7] is the state capital of New South Wales
Wales
and the most populous city in Australia
Australia
and Oceania.[8] Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds the world's largest natural harbour and sprawls about 70 km (43.5 mi) on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north and Macarthur to the south.[9] Sydney
Sydney
is made up of 658 suburbs, 40 local government areas and 15 contiguous regions
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Sorrento
Coordinates: 40°37′34″N 14°22′34″E / 40.62611°N 14.37611°E / 40.62611; 14.37611 Sorrento
Sorrento
(pronounced [sorˈrɛnto]; Neapolitan: Surriento [surˈrjendə]) is a town overlooking the Bay of Naples
Naples
in Southern Italy. A popular tourist destination, it can be reached easily from Naples
Naples
and Pompeii
Pompeii
as it is at the south-eastern end of the Circumvesuviana
Circumvesuviana
rail line. The Sorrentine Peninsula
Sorrentine Peninsula
has views of Naples, Vesuvius
Vesuvius
and the Isle of Capri. The Amalfi
Amalfi
Drive, connecting Sorrento
Sorrento
and Amalfi, is a narrow road that threads along the high cliffs above the Tyrrhenian Sea. Ferries and hydrofoils connect the town to Naples, Amalfi, Positano, Capri
Capri
and Ischia
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Port Phillip Bay
Port Phillip
Port Phillip
(also commonly referred to as Port Phillip
Port Phillip
Bay or (locally) just The Bay), is a large bay in southern Victoria, Australia; it is the location of Melbourne. Geographically, the bay covers 1,930 square kilometres (480,000 acres) and the shore stretches roughly 264 km (164 mi). Although it is extremely shallow for its size, most of the bay is navigable. The deepest portion is only 24 metres (79 ft), and half the region is shallower than 8 m (26 ft). The volume of the water in the bay is around 25 cubic kilometres (6.0 cu mi). Before British settlement the area around Port Phillip
Port Phillip
was divided between the territories of the Wathaurong
Wathaurong
(to the west), Wurundjeri (north) and Boonwurrung (south and east) Nations
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Portsmouth
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
(/ˈpɔːrtsməθ/ ( listen)) is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, 70 miles (110 km) south-west of London
London
and 19 miles (31 km) south-east of Southampton. It has a total population of 205,400. The city forms part of the South Hampshire
Hampshire
built-up area, which also covers Southampton and the towns of Havant, Waterlooville, Eastleigh, Fareham, and Gosport. The city's history can be traced to Roman times. A significant naval port for centuries, Portsmouth
Portsmouth
has the world's oldest dry dock and was England's first line of defence during the French invasion in 1545. Special
Special
Palmerston Forts were built in 1859 in anticipation of another invasion from continental Europe
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David Collins (governor)
Colonel David Collins (3 March 1756 – 24 March 1810) was a British administrator of Britain's first Australian colonies. In the first European settlement of Australia in 1788, Collins was the founding Lieutenant Governor of the Colony of New South Wales. In 1803 he led the expedition to found the first, short-lived, British settlement in what was later to become the Colony of Victoria
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Geelong, Victoria
Geelong
Geelong
(/dʒɪˈlɒŋ/[3][4]) is a port city located on Corio Bay
Corio Bay
and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75 kilometres (47 mi) south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. It is the second largest Victorian city, with an estimated urban population of 192,393[1] as at June 2016, having grown 2.1 percent since June 2015.[1] Geelong
Geelong
runs from the plains of Lara in the north to the rolling hills of Waurn Ponds
Waurn Ponds
to the south, with Corio Bay
Corio Bay
to the east and hills to the west
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Newhaven, Sussex
Newhaven is a town in the Lewes
Lewes
District of East Sussex
East Sussex
in England.[3] It lies at the mouth of the River Ouse, on the English Channel
English Channel
coast, and is a ferry port for services to Dieppe
Dieppe
in France. It was formerly known as Meeching.Contents1 Origins 2 Port2.1 History 2.2 Lifeboat3 Industry 4 Military 5 Layout 6 Governance 7 Demography 8 Landmarks 9 Transport 10 Education, culture and religion10.1 Twinning 10.2 Sport11 Notable people 12 References 13 External linksOrigins[edit] See also: River Ouse, Sussex Newhaven lies at the mouth of the River Ouse, in the valley the river has cut through the South Downs
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