Thursday Island

Some articles on thursday island, island:

RMS Quetta - Disaster
... Destined for Thursday Island, the ship turned into the Adolphus Channel to round the Cape York Peninsula ... good, but at 914pm the ship struck an uncharted rock in the middle of the channel near Albany Island ... midnight the two boats came together and those aboard were placed on the nearest island ...
Ferry Transport In Queensland - TMR Regions - Far North
... Torres Strait ferry services are focused on Thursday Island ... Peddell's Ferry has a service from Seisia to Thursday Island ... and McDonald Charter Boats both operate ferry services between Thursday Island and Horn Island ...
The Red Room Company - Public Projects
... secondary school students in Perth, Darwin and Thursday Island, as the project charted a seafaring odyssey up the East and West coasts of Australia - and back again ... November 2009, travelling from all five ports, to Thursday Island in the Torres Strait ... The bags were met on Thursday Island by the local community, and The Red Room Company was there to hold a school poetry workshop and to film the reception ...
Buddhism In Australia - History
... involved in the pearling industry in northern Australia, reaching an estimate of 3600 on Thursday Island, and also in Broome and Darwin, Northern Territory ... A community was believed to exist on Thursday Island in 1876 ... structure attesting to the establishment of Buddhism in Australia are two bodhi trees planted on Thursday Island in the 1890s, although the temple which once stood there no longer does ...

Famous quotes containing the words island and/or thursday:

    I should like to have seen a gallery of coronation beauties, at Westminster Abbey, confronted for a moment by this band of Island girls; their stiffness, formality, and affectation contrasted with the artless vivacity and unconcealed natural graces of these savage maidens. It would be the Venus de’ Medici placed beside a milliner’s doll.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    Newspaperman: That was a magnificent work. There were these mass columns of Apaches in their war paint and feather bonnets. And here was Thursday leading his men in that heroic charge.
    Capt. York: Correct in every detail.
    Newspaperman: He’s become almost a legend already. He’s the hero of every schoolboy in America.
    Frank S. Nugent (1908–1965)