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Port Jackson

or

Sydney Harbour,

inlet of the Pacific Ocean, 22 sq mi (57 sq km), 12 mi (19 km) long and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) wide at its mouth, New South Wales, Australia, forming Australia's finest harbor. The Parramatta River forms its western arm. Sydney on the south shore is connected with its northern suburbs by Sydney Harbour Bridge (1932), the second longest steel-arch bridge in the world, with an arch span of 1,650 ft (503 m).

Port Jackson

an inlet of the Pacific on the coast of SE Australia, forming a fine natural harbour: site of the city of Sydney, spanned by Sydney Harbour Bridge
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Those three were Port Jackson, Botany Bay and Broken Bay, which provided access to the Hawkesbury and the fertile river flats to the north west of Parramatta.
Mr Giles said Port Jackson Partners would deliver an initial report to Government in November with the scoping study to consider the economic and business case for the project, where trade might come from, ownership of the railway and the impact on new and existing freight users.
Since the colonists first arrived, the Blue Mountains had served as an impenetrable western boundary of the expanding Port Jackson settlement, a boundary that had already defeated numerous British attempts to ascertain what lay beyond.
An example of the latter was Port Jackson Stevedoring Pty Ltd v Salmond & Spraggon (The New York Star) which Gleeson took to the Privy Council and won.
I was able to see this game, as I was a young marine engineer on board the MV Port Jackson.
The city is built on hills surrounding Port Jackson which is commonly known as Sydney Harbour, where the iconic Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge feature prominently.
The day recognises the 1788 arrival of the Brits in Port Jackson, more commonly known as Sydney, but the history was a minor point these days, Seeber said.
As noted by many others, Val's Upper Mangrove Creek study stands as the most rigorous and detailed regional study seen through to completion, probably only rivalled by her subsequent Port Jackson Archaeological Project.
THE initial British penal colony at Port Jackson in New South Wales is not where you would expect to find theatre.
30 Sedgefield Port Jackson in Australia contains several docks, including Sydney Harbour.
Captain James Cook in May 1770 had passed by the entrance to Sydney Harbour, which he named Port Jackson, (14) without entering it.
It arrived at Port Jackson (Sydney Harbour) on January 28, 1788.