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Hobart,

city (1990 pop. 127,134), capital and principal port of Tasmania, SE Australia, at the foot of Mt. Wellington (4,166 ft/1,270 m high). Hobart's harbor is one of the finest in the world. The city has diverse industries, including meatpacking, food processing, and the making of textiles, chemicals, and glass. It was founded in 1804 and named for Robert Hobart, the British colonial secretary. Hobart is the seat of the Univ. of Tasmania (1890) and an important commercial and service center. The Hobart Theatre Royal (1836) is the oldest major theater in Australia.

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Hobart

(hō`bərt), city (1990 pop. 21,822), Lake co., extreme NW Ind.; settled c.1849, inc. 1921. Metal products, electric coils and transformers, herbal products, tools and castings, and processed foods are made in Hobart. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is nearby (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Hobart

 

a city in Australia; administrative center of Tasmania. Population, including suburbs, 133,000 (1973). Hobart is a port on the estuary of the Derwent River near its influx into the Pacific Ocean and a transportation junction. Its industries include electrometallurgy (copper, lead, zinc, and cobalt are smelted in the suburb of Risdon), shipbuilding, motor vehicle construction, sawmilling, and processing food (canned vegetables, fruit, meat, and milk). The city has a university.

Hobart

a port in Australia, capital of the island state of Tasmania on the estuary of the Derwent: excellent natural harbour; University of Tasmania (1890). Pop.: 126 048 (2001)
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