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Geraldton

[jer-uh ld-tuh n, -uh l-] /ˈdʒɛr əld tən, -əl-/
noun
1.
a seaport in W Australia.
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  • Marked a white gum-tree F 20, being 20th camp from Geraldton.

  • Marked a tree sixty yards south of camp F 74, being 74th camp from Geraldton.

  • I marked on the same tree F 81, being our 81st camp from Geraldton.

  • Marked a tree close to the camp F 85, being 85th camp from Geraldton.

  • Others invaded the Geraldton district, and even reached Perth in 1886.

    An Australian Bird Book John Albert Leach
  • It is not too much to say that this work has saved the town of Geraldton and its harbour from destruction by sand.

  • The mineral district of Northampton, connected with the port of Geraldton by railway, is rich in lead and copper.

    Spinifex and Sand David W Carnegie
  • Geraldton and Roebourne are northern ports—the latter the centre of the pearl fishery trade.

    Australian Pictures Howard Willoughby

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