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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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Early in the morning a light air carried us towards the entrance of Port Jackson.
Celebrated annually on January 26, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by Governor Arthur Phillip.
26, is the anniversary of the first landing of the British Fleet in 1788 on the shores of Port Jackson in what is now New South Wales.
Some of the places that you shouldnt miss would be the Port Jackson, Harbor Bridge and the world-renowned Sydney opera House.
The arrival in Port Jackson of HMSReliance in September 1795 was momentous--not least for the cargo and company it carried.
But Whitlock sidelines Rousseau to focus instead upon the life narratives of Rousseau's less canonical contemporaries, Olaudah Equiano and Watkin Tench (both 1789), the former a freed slave who participated in the movement to abolish the slave trade and the latter a Marine officer best known for his first-hand account of the new penal settlement at Port Jackson, New South Wales.
26 marks "Australia Day," the anniversary of the first fleet of British ships arriving at Port Jackson, New South Wales, in 1788.
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.
Jayawardana's study focuses on macroinvertebrate species adapting to new habitats created by the presence of willow in stream courses; Christie has observed an aggregation of Port Jackson sharks in Port Phillip Bay; and Selkirk looks at the range of avian species to be found in the grounds of Deakin University.
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.
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.