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Bathurst

(băth`ərst), city (1991 pop. 14,409), N N.B., Canada, on Chaleur Bay at the mouth of the Nepisiguit River. A popular beach resort, it also has 40% of Canada's reserves of lead, zinc, and silver. Its other industries include lumbering and shipbuilding.

Bathurst:

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, formerly Bathurst
, port city (1993 pop. 42,407), capital of The Gambia, situated on St. Mary's Island where the Gambia River enters the Atlantic Ocean. It is the only large urban area in The Gambia and is the country's economic and administrative center.
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Bathurst

 

capital of the Gambia, a seaport located on the eastern half of St. Mary Island at the mouth of the Gambia River in western Africa. Population, 38,000 (1968).

It was founded in 1816 by the English, who named it after the British minister of the colonies, Bathurst. Since the declaration of the Gambia’s independence in February 1965, Bathurst has been the capital. It is also the commercial, industrial, and financial center of the country and a major center of its processing industries, including oil-pressing, peanut cleaning and processing, tomato processing, and fish canning. Small river craft are built there. Peanuts, palm nuts, hides, and wax are exported. Bathurst is also one of the main stops on the air route between Africa and the U.S.A. The greater part of the city is occupied by one-story houses, usually made of bamboo, and is densely populated. The government and administrative buildings and most of the stores are found in the better parts of the city. A teachers college is located in the suburb of Yundum. Bathurst has an international airport.


Bathurst

 

a group of islands consisting of ten large and numerous small islands, situated in the north of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the Parry Archipelago. Part of Canada, it has an area of 18,200 sq km and a maximum elevation of 457 m. Arctic wastes predominate.

Bathurst

1. a city in SE Australia, in E New South Wales: scene of a gold rush in 1851. Pop.: 27 036 (2001)
2. a port in E Canada, in NE New Brunswick: rich mineral resources discovered in 1953. Pop.: 16 427 (2001)
3. the former name (until 1973) of Banjul
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In his new role, Mr Bathurst will be undertaking residential agency, valuation and consultancy work on behalf of a range of public and private sector clients including lending institutions, private landowners, local authorities and other public sector organisations.
John, President of the Bathurst Rotary Club, Past President of the Junior Chamber of Commerce and President of the Fredericton Branch of the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada.
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Duncan Menzies flew the aircraft when he was a Fairey Aviation test pilot from 1937 to 1939, while Peter Bathurst flew it during his time at St Athan during the war.
Sir Benjamin brought along a log book which contained entries of the flying lessons given to Peter Bathurst by Duncan Menzies when they were serving in Egypt.
Dougui, of Charlton Park Road, south east London and Bathurst, of Brook Close, Ruislip, Middlesex, were found guilty of two charges of conspiracy to defraud by a jury following a trial earlier this year.
Location: 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media & Education
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Bathurst numbers Ashton United, Skelmersdale United and Southport amongst his previous clubs.