Macquarie Harbour

Ensenada del océano Índico, en el oeste de Tasmania en Australia.

Tiene 32 km (20 mi) de largo y 8 km (mi) de ancho. Visitada en 1815 por el capitán James Nelly, recibió su nombre en honor de Lachlan Macquarie, gobernador de Nueva Gales del Sur. En 1821–33 había en sus costas una colonia penal.

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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  • Macquarie Harbour — is a large, shallow, inlet on the West Coast of Tasmania, Australia.HistoryJames Kelly entered on the 28th December 1815, however Charles Whitham (see below, p.110) discovered variations on this date.Surveyor General Oxley of New South Wales in… …   Wikipedia

  • Macquarie Harbour — 42.293888888889145.35861111111 Koordinaten: 42° 17′ 38″ S, 145° 21′ 31″ O …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Macquarie Harbour — /məkwɒri ˈhabə/ (say muhkworee hahbuh) noun an inlet on the western coast of Tasmania; penal settlement 1822–34. 32 km long. {named after Governor L Macquarie1} Macquarie Harbour, in territory traditionally occupied by the Toogee people, was… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Macquarie Harbour — Inlet of the Indian Ocean, western Tasmania, Australia. It is 20 mi (32 km) long and 5 mi (8 km) wide. Visited in 1815 by Capt. James Kelly, it was named after Lachlan Macquarie, governor of New South Wales. Its coast was the site of a penal… …   Universalium

  • Macquarie Harbour Penal Station — Main article: Convicts on the West Coast of Tasmania Macquarie Harbour Penal Station Sarah Island in Macquarie Harbour Location Macquarie Harbour, Tasmania, Australia. Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Strafkolonie Macquarie Harbour — 42.387889145.448611 Koordinaten: 42° 23′ 16″ S, 145° 26′ 55″ O …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hell of Macquarie Harbour Station — old penal colony on the Indian Ocean coast of Tasmania …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Macquarie — ist der Familienname von: Lachlan Macquarie (1762–1824), Gouverneur der damaligen Kolonie New South Wales in Australien Elizabeth Macquarie (1778–1835), zweite Frau des Gouverneurs Macquarie (nach Lachlan Macquarie) heißen: Macquarie (Australian… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • harbour — /hahr beuhr/, n., v.t., v.i. Chiefly Brit. harbor. Usage. See or1. * * * (as used in expressions) harbour seal Macquarie Harbour Waitemata Harbour * * * …   Universalium

  • Macquarie Lighthouse — heute …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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