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Port Jackson

n
(Placename) an inlet of the Pacific on the coast of SE Australia, forming a fine natural harbour: site of the city of Sydney, spanned by Sydney Harbour Bridge

Port` Jack′son


n.
an inlet of the Pacific in SE Australia: the harbor of Sydney.
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A potential new rail project linking Tennant Creek to Mount Isa has taken another step forward with the Northern Territory Government awarding a tender for a scoping study on the project to Port Jackson Partners.
This will help to relate to characters and events as they happen and to transport listeners back over the centuries to the early days of Port Jackson.
Around the World in 80 Beers, Liverpool ONE - all day, FREE entry JANUARY 26 is Australia Day, the official national day of Australia, marking the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales.
Similarly, very few items collected in the Sydney region during the early years of the British colony in Port Jackson have been identified in museum collections worldwide (Megaw 1994; Attenbrow 2010: 86).
Baudin set out from Le Havre in March 1801 in command of two ships, the Geographe and Naturaliste, and after surveying sections of the western and southern coasts, and exploring the D'Entrecasteaux Channel in Van Diemen's Land, arrived at Port Jackson in June 1802.
A fleet of 28 yachts contested the Botany Bay return race conducted by the CYCA, retracing the course of the First Fleet from its original anchorage in Botany Bay to Port Jackson in 1778.
I was able to see this game, as I was a young marine engineer on board the MV Port Jackson.
In addition to winning the 2013 Australian Championship, the Lincoln Crowne Skiff won the Port Jackson Championship, the East Coast Championship, the Parramatta River Championship and the Brisbane Waters Championship.
The city is built on hills surrounding Port Jackson which is commonly known as Sydney Harbour, where the iconic Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge feature prominently.
The day recognises the 1788 arrival of the Brits in Port Jackson, more commonly known as Sydney, but the history was a minor point these days, Seeber said.
THE initial British penal colony at Port Jackson in New South Wales is not where you would expect to find theatre.
30 Sedgefield Port Jackson in Australia contains several docks, including Sydney Harbour.