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Prison Museums in Australia - Norfolk Island, Old Melbourne Gaol, Fremantle Prison, Adelaide Gaol, Port Arthur, Tasmania, Cockatoo Island (Paperback) Loot Price: R321 Discovery Miles 3 210
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Prison Museums in Australia - Norfolk Island, Old Melbourne Gaol, Fremantle Prison, Adelaide Gaol, Port Arthur, Tasmania, Cockatoo Island (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: Norfolk Island, Old Melbourne Gaol, Fremantle Prison, Adelaide Gaol, Port Arthur, Tasmania, Cockatoo Island, Boggo Road Gaol, Macquarie Harbour Penal Station, Hay Gaol, Old Gaol Museum, Perth Gaol, Maitland Gaol, HM Prison Geelong, Round House, Cascades Female Factory, Old Dubbo Gaol, J Ward, Saltwater River, Tasmania. Excerpt: Norfolk Island (Norfuk: Norfuk Ailen) is a small island in the Pacific Ocean located between Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia. The island is part of the Commonwealth of Australia, but it enjoys a large degree of self-governance. Together with two neighbouring islands, it forms one of Australia's external territories. Originally colonised by East Polynesians, Norfolk Island was colonised by the British as part of their settlement in Australia in 1788. It then served as a convict penal settlement until 1794, when it was abandoned until 1856, when permanent residence on the island for civilians began. In 1901, the island became a part of the Commonwealth of Australia which it has remained until this day. The evergreen Norfolk Island pine is a symbol of the island and thus pictured on its flag (see illustration). Native to the island, the pine is a key export industry for Norfolk Island, being a popular ornamental tree on mainland Australia, where two related species grow and also in Europe. Norfolk Island was first settled by East Polynesian seafarers either from the Kermadec Islands north of New Zealand or from the North Island of New Zealand. They arrived in the fourteenth or fifteenth century, and survived for several generations before disappearing. The first European known to have sighted the island was Captain James Cook, in 1774, on his second voyage to the South Pacific on HMS Resolution. He named it after the Duchess of Norfolk, wife of Edward Howard, 9th Duke of Norfolk (1685-1...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-25234-6
Barcode: 9781155252346
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-155-25234-9

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