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Place names in Victoria and Tasmania

Martin, A. E.

Place names in Victoria and Tasmania

by Martin, A. E.

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Published by N. S. W. bookstall co., pty., ltd. in Sydney, Australia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Victoria.,
  • Tasmania.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Australia -- Victoria.,
    • Names, Geographical -- Tasmania.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby A. E. Martin.
      SeriesThe Romance of nomenclature
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU205 .M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination107, [1] p.
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL188163M
      LC Control Numbera 45003360
      OCLC/WorldCa2791833

      By Sue Gough Henly. With the foodie, cultural and sports-loving city of Melbourne as its hub, experience Victoria’s diverse adventures all within just a few hours drive. Enjoy intimate encounters with Australian wildlife, one of the world’s great coastal drives, beautiful gardens and relaxing mineral springs, plus superb food, wine and coffee throughout the state. Explore our interactive map of Australia. Click on the Australia map below to see more detail of each of the states and territories. We have included some of the popular destinations to give you give you an idea of where they are located within in the country. You can also use the navigation panel on the right [ ].

      Tasmania, formerly Van Diemen’s Land, island state of Australia. It lies about miles ( km) south of the state of Victoria, from which it is separated by the relatively shallow Bass Strait. Structurally, Tasmania constitutes a southern extension of the Great Dividing Range. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that.

      16 funny Australian place names Victoria. Sounding like something a baby might wear, Diapur, in Victoria’s Wimmera region, just beat Dunedoo in New South Wales on Scott’s list as Australia’s oddest sounding place beginning with “D”. Tasmania & SA. Daniel Scott tells of Nowhere Else near Devonport in north-western Tasmania. Features on the coast of Victoria are listed in a west-to-east sequence, and located by latitude and longitude, taken from the Register of Place Names in Victoria (Surveyor-General's Office, Department of Crown Lands and Survey, ). The origin of each place name is then given.


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This is a list of all bounded localities in Tasmania, Australia, as recognised by the Land Information System ducklakebooks.com definition of a locality for this list is an administrative area which uniquely defines the name of a place to enable street addressing, in metropolitan areas it.

Sep 02,  · When you’re travelling around Australia you’ll most certainly come across places with weird and wonderful names.

Tasmania, originally called Van Diemen’s Land, has several classics. From Doo Town to Nowhere Else, here are some of our favourite places to visit in Tasmania with the most unusual names.

1- Nowhere Else Nowhere Else is a community south of Devonport in northern Author: Danielle Lancaster. In issuing this book to the public the compiler desires to say a tew words by way of introduction. The object aimed at is to provide a keynote of the past history of the State of Victoria, Australia.

How far success has been attained in this direction and the measure of the book’s usefulness are matters for the readers to decide. Place names in Australia have names originating in the Australian Aboriginal languages for three main reasons: Historically, white explorers and surveyors may have asked local Aboriginal people the name of a place, and named it accordingly.

Where they did not. Feb 04,  · Place names of Victoria, by Les Blake can be found on the open shelves at various locations within the Library. Lost & almost forgotten towns of colonial Victoria, by Angus B Watson can be found on the open shelves in the Information Centre and Author: Sarah Ryan.

Geographic Names Victoria (GNV) led by the Registrar of Geographic Names, administers the naming or renaming or roads, features and localities in Victoria, and maintains the VICNAMES register. Lodging Book ; The Geographic Place Names Advisory Panel is responsible for providing expert advice and recommendations to the Registrar on.

The names of Tasmanian towns have changed over the years. This guide will help take the guesswork out of finding their locations and origins. What is on line. The Pretyman Index to Tasmanian Place Na mes - A digitised card index detailing the origin of Tasmanian.

The Aboriginal Tasmanians knew the river as Corinna, which is the Peerapper word for the thylacine. The once-common suggestion that the river's English name comes from a convict "The Pieman" Alexander Pearce who was responsible for one of the few recorded instances of cannibalism in Australia, is not correct.

"The Pieman" was in fact Thomas Kent of Southampton, a pastry-cook who was Country: Australia. Quirky Place Names of Tasmania. Tasmania's quirky and unusual place names reflect the island's colourful history. Here a just a few. Bagdad. The small rural community of Bagdad, 40 km north of Hobart, was bombarded by confused web users inafter the Iraqi invasion began.

The list is called "Best Books Set in Australia", so that's what this list is all about, as Sofia remarked earlier on. Is In a sunburned country set in Australia. Sounds like it:) but I have no idea one way or the other, as I have never read the book.

Does any one know for sure. VICNAMES allows you to search all registered and recorded place names in Victoria and holds more thanroad and place names. It includes geographic features such as mountains and rivers; bounded localities such as suburbs, towns, cities; and regions and.

Areas in Tasmania starting with S. Below is a list of all the cities, towns and suburbs in Tasmania starting with the letter ducklakebooks.com on the place names to see more information including postcodes. Tasmanian Aboriginal place names.

Tasmanian Aborigines did not grow up speaking our language as a first language – there is no shame in that. As a consequence of the devastating impacts of invasion and colonisation on every aspect of our lives, we have had to deliberately and arduously restore our language to its spoken life.

Apr 08,  · Today I found out about the origins of the names of the Australian states and territories (and their capitals). Australian Capital Territory. As you can probably imagine, this territory houses the capital of Australia, Canberra. Not very imaginatively named, the territory was a matter of debate for some time after Australia became a federation in Oct 23,  · Buggered if I know where I am: the stories behind Australia’s weird and wonderful place names October 23, pm EDT Joshua Nash, University of New EnglandAuthor: Joshua Nash.

Tasmania, Australia Online Genealogy Records These are genealogy links to Tasmania online databases to assist in researching your family history. This online collection has links to online databases and indexes that may include birth records, marriage records, death records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, immigration records.

Feb 03,  · "In Tasmania" does a beautiful job of capturing the feel of the place, from the scary and horrible past, to the beautiful natural environment, to the quaint English country town feel in some areas.

For those who have been there, you will enjoy your own remembrances as you read this book, and for those who haven't, this book is the next best /5(6).Jan 31,  · If you can't find the location of a mining community, check the book Lost & almost forgotten towns of colonial Victoria.

The book gives GPS coordinates to help you track down locations. You can also check the book Victorian place names and registration districts (for use with Victorian birth, death and marriage indexes).Author: Gerry Brody.Sometimes politically incorrect, always hilarious, our country really is ‘chockas’ with weird and funny place names.

The Marvellous Map of Actual Australian Place Names is a large wall map identifying and locating over 1, of the funniest, rudest and quirkiest Aussie towns, streets, mountains, lakes and all manner of geographic features.