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Tasmania, located southeast of mainland Australia, is a major tourist attraction due to its diverse and spectacular scenery, unspoilt wilderness and heritage.
Tasmania's north-west coast is one of the state's most prosperous farming areas and a popular tourist destination.
Hobart, Tasmania's state capital is in the south-east and boasts historic buildings as well as proximity to regional attractions.
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  Tasmania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tasmania is a rugged island of temperate climate, and was considered so similar in some ways to pre-industrial England that it was referred to by some English colonists as 'a Southern England'.
Tasmania is separated from the Australian mainland by Bass Strait, reputed to be one of the potentially roughest waters in the world.
Tasmania's rail network consists of narrow gauge lines to all four major population centres and to mining or forestry operations on the west coast and in the northwest.
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 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Tasmania
The port of Hobart also serves as a host to visiting cruise ships and prior to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks was a regular port of call for United States Navy ships returning home from the Indian Ocean and Persian Gulf.
Tasmania's rail network consists of narrow gauge lines to all four major population centers and to mining or forestry operations on the west coast and north-west.
The Targa Tasmania road rally [3], usually held in late April or early May, attracts world class rally drivers and is staged all over the state, over five days.
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 Tasmania Report @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Numerous other convict-based settlements were made in Van Diemens Land, including secondary prisons, such as the particularly harsh penal colonies at Port Arthur in the southeast and Macquarie Harbour on the West Coast.
The central east area (the Midlands) is fairly flat by comparison, and is predominantly used for agriculture, although various types of farming activity can be seen all around the state.
Tasmania's has a number of relatively unspoilt, ecologically valuable regions.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Tasmania   (2541 words)

  
 TASMANIA
Tasmania is the one and only island state of Australia, encapsulating 67,800 square kilometres and housing over 474,000 people.
During the eighteenth century several sailors visited Tasmania and left believing it to be part of the mainland.
This was also the year the name was changed to Tasmania in an attempt to lessen it's reputation as being a penal settlement.
www.australianexplorer.com /tasmania.htm   (443 words)

  
 Tasmania: Tutte le informazioni su Tasmania su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tasmania: Tutte le informazioni su Tasmania su Encyclopedia.it
La popolazione originaria della Tasmania, era costituita da aborigeni, le tracce di questa popolazione risalgono ad almeno 35.000 anni fa.
La Tasmania รจ un piccolo stato, ma ha un notevole numero di aree protette distinte, che coprono il 32.23% del territorio (2.203.383 ettari), 19 di queste sono Parchi Nazionali (20,94%, 1.403.762 ettari).
www.encyclopedia.it /t/ta/tasmania.html   (320 words)

  
 Pure Tasmania - Discover Unique TAS Holiday Accommodation & Travel Experiences - Tour Packages in Australia
Pure Tasmania is home to the most exciting holiday destinations in Tasmania, Australia.
Freycinet, on the east side of Tasmania, is a paradise of sunny white beaches, coastal forests teeming with wildlife and the soft forms of pink granite mountains rising from the sea.
Pure Tasmania brings the best of these three regions -- Strahan, Cradle Mountain and Freycinet -- and combines them with the best accommodation Tasmania has to offer, giving you the holiday gateway to discover and experience this island’s nature and wildlife, history and heritage, food and wine.
www.puretasmania.com.au   (409 words)

  
 Hobart, Tasmania - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Hobart, Tasmania
Capital and principal port of Tasmania, Australia;; population (1996) 126,118.
Hobart is situated on the southeast coast of the island, at the mouth of the River Derwent.
Originally named Hobart Town (until shortened to Hobart in 1881), it became capital of Tasmania in 1812 and gained city status in 1842.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Hobart,+Tasmania   (454 words)

  
 DPIW - Natural Environment
Tasmania is implementing a range of initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and also to deal with the implications of climate change.
Tasmania's Nature Conservation Strategy 2002-06 and the Government's Response to the Strategy.
Questions concerning its content can be sent to Internet Coordinator by using the feedback form, by mail to GPO Box 44, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 7001, or by telephone to 03 6233 2992.
www.dpiwe.tas.gov.au /inter.nsf/ThemeNodes/SSKA-4X33SG?open   (350 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: tasmania
Tasmania and Swain Tours Have the Aussie's at Swain create your dream trip Down Under and include time in natural Tasmania - Cradle Mountain, Freycinet, Bay of Fires, with Swain Tours you'll have No Worries Mate.
Tasmania Vacations Compare prices, read user reviews of hotels and search for travel deals to Tasmania.
Last night (like every one else) I was watching the news about the trapped minders in Tasmania who climbed out of the hole in the ground and everyone...
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 Desktop Tasmania Photo CD
DESKTOP TASMANIA is a stunning collection of over 2000 high resolution digital photos on CD Rom depicting the many wonders of Australia's island state.
Desktop Tasmania is an on-going project first released to the marketplace in 2000.
The cd is continually revised with new photos as changes with Tasmania attractions occur.
www.tasmaniaphotos.com   (191 words)

  
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I recommend Tasmania as an good place for a one or two week tour as a break from winter in the Northern Hemisphere.
Tasmania has a little less than 500,000 people and a little more than 500,000 tourists per year.
Of these, about 75,000 ended up in Tasmania, so this was a large influence on the island.
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 Tasmania Australia travel guide - Australian Tourism Net
Captivating, invigorating and exhilarating will be just some of the words that will come to mind as you enjoy the offerings of this pleasant apple isle.
From relaxing in the comforting ambience of the many village inns on the East Coast to hiking through the National Parks of the West, one of the last great wilderness areas in the world, Tasmania will revitalise your senses.
Tasmania is easily accessible from mainland Australia by ferry to the North Coast or by air to Hobart, so come enjoy this protected harmony and take a trip into our past and future, all in the one day.
www.atn.com.au /tassi.htm   (160 words)

  
 SearchSystems.net - The Largest Tasmania Public Records Directory
Description: Search the archives office of Tasmania index to Colonial Family records (births, deaths, marriages) by name, gender, birth year, place of birth, marriage year, place of marriage, year of death, and/or place of death.
Description: Type the name of a tenant into The Landlord's database and determine whether he or she is a defaulting or recommended tenant.
Description: Browse the Archives Office of Tasmania's divorce index for petitions to divorce filed in Tasmania between 1860 and 1940.
www.searchsystems.net /list.php?nid=389   (1048 words)

  
 Events Tasmania | Tasmanian Major Event Calendar |
Events Tasmania's key goal is to attract new events to Tasmania that boost event tourism by significantly increasing the numbers of interstate and international visitors to the State.
Events Tasmania also works with organisations to help develop existing events that have the capacity to grow and deliver high level benefits to the island.
Technical questions concerning this site may be directed by email to events@eventstasmania.com
www.eventstasmania.com   (112 words)

  
 RSPCA Tasmania - Welcome to the RSPCA Tasmania
The RSPCA costs millions of dollars each year to operate, and no matter how we raise or how much we achieve, there is always more to be done.
RSPCA Tasmania are constantly developing ways to raise funds and is proud to announce a new partnership with Dogz Wine.
For the very first time, you can purchase wine and support the RSPCA at the same time.
www.rspcatas.org.au   (263 words)

  
 Spirit of Tasmania - Sailing from Melbourne and Tasmania nightly
Spirit of Tasmania - Sailing from Melbourne and Tasmania nightly
Spirit of Tasmania operates between Melbourne and Devonport (Tasmania), sailing from both locations most nights and some days during peak periods.
Take your car on board Spirit of Tasmania from $72*
www.spiritoftasmania.com.au   (129 words)

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