Going south in 1873 they were picked up by the whaler Ravenscraig near cape york.
And the captain pricked his map at a short distance from cape york.
To me it seems as if several months instead of only eight days had elapsed since we left cape york.
There seemed to be in all the settlements, from cape york to Etah, only a hundred!
The western limit of the day—cape york—is very distinct, and not more than 25 miles from us.
Among the gamebirds of cape york, the emu is entitled to the first rank.
Their spears and throwing sticks were of the same kind as those in use at cape york, to be afterwards described.
I know every man, woman, and child in the tribe, from cape york to Etah.
It was about seven o'clock in the morning when we arrived at cape york.
The cape york natives now seemed to rejoice that they had another party of white men to dog to death.
city in northern England, Old English Eoforwic, earlier Eborakon (c.150), an ancient Celtic name, probably meaning "Yew-Tree Estate," but Eburos may also be a personal name. Yorkshire pudding is recorded from 1747; Yorkshire terrier first attested 1872; short form Yorkie is from 1950.