A view of Strahan taken from a boat in Macquarie Harbour
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Strahan (pronounced "straw-n") is a small town on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Inches redirects here To see the Les Savy Fav album see Inches. See also West Coast Council for the local government of the region Tasmania is an Australian island and state of the same name It is located south of the eastern side of the Continent, being separated from it by Bass For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. It is located on Long Bay at the northern end of Macquarie Harbour. Strahan Harbour and Risby Cove are in the north-east end of Long Bay. At the 2006 census, Strahan had a population of 637. The Australian census is administered by the Australian Bureau of Statistics every five years 
Originally developed as a port of access for the mining settlements in the area, Strahan was a vital location for the timber industry that existed around Macquarie Harbour. Macquarie Harbour is a large shallow inlet on the West Coast of Tasmania, Australia. For a substantial part of the nineteenth century and early twentieth century it also was port for regular shipping of passengers and cargo. The Strahan Marine Board was an important authority dealing with the issues of the port and Macquarie Harbour up until the end of the twentieth century when it was absorbed into the Hobart Marine Board.
It also has been port to a small fishing fleet that braves the west coast conditions and Hell's Gates. Hell's Gates is also the name of a gorge on the Davey River in the south west region of Tasmania It is the nearest inhabited locality to Cape Sorell and is literally the 'gateway' to the south-west wilderness - as boats, planes and helicopters utilise Strahan as their base when travelling into the region. Cape Sorell is the headland and Lighthouse located outside of Macquarie Harbour on the West Coast of Tasmania.
The Huon Pine industry that utilised stands around the harbour and up the tributary rivers - including King River, the Franklin River and the Gordon River. The species Lagarostrobos franklinii is a species of conifer native to the wet southwestern corner of Tasmania, Australia; it is the sole The King River is a river on the West Coast of Tasmania. Upper reaches It rises in the vicinity of the Eldon Range, passes through the For the Franklin River in British Columbia Canada see Franklin River (Vancouver Island. The Gordon River is one of the major rivers of Tasmania, Australia.
Strahan is now the main tourist centre of Tasmania's west coast. The northern shore of Macquarie Harbour is across the bay from Regatta Point, the terminus of the recently-reconstructed West Coast Wilderness Railway. Regatta Point is the location of a port in West Coast Tasmania, Australia Port Regatta Point is often assumed into the name of the locality across The West Coast Wilderness Railway Tasmania is a reconstruction of the Mount Lyell Mining and Railway Company railway between Queenstown and Regatta Point
Strahan is the location of the main west coast airport, Strahan Airport, and the Automatic Weather Station at the airport is an important western weather observation point on land in Tasmania. Strahan Airport is an Airport located 3 km west of Strahan, Tasmania, Australia.
Strahan is the base for boat trips to Sarah Island and the lower Gordon River. The Macquarie Harbour Penal Station was an early penal settlement in Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania) Australia.
It is the home of the Round Earth Theatre Company, which conducts explanatory tours of Sarah Island and also has produced a daily enactment/play about Sarah Island. The Round Earth Theatre Company, founded by Richard Davey, performs in Strahan, West Coast Tasmania.
An extinct species of Banksia, fossils of which were found in sediment at nearby Regatta Point, was named Banksia strahanensis after the town. In Biology and Ecology, extinction is the cessation of existence of a Species or group of taxa. In Biology, a species is one of the basic units of Biological classification and a Taxonomic rank. Banksia is a Genus of around 170 Species in the Plant family Proteaceae. Regatta Point is the location of a port in West Coast Tasmania, Australia Port Regatta Point is often assumed into the name of the locality across Banksia strahanensis is an extinct species of tree or shrub in the Plant Genus Banksia.
- ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). The Australian Bureau of Statistics ( ABS) is Australia 's national statistical agency. Events 1147 - The Portuguese, under Afonso I, and Crusaders from England and Flanders conquer Lisbon after a Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Strahan (L) (Urban Centre/Locality). 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved on 2007-11-14. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Events 1533 - Conquistadors from Spain under the leadership of Francisco Pizarro arrive in Cajamarca, Inca
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- Blainey, Geoffrey (2000). Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Events 1533 - Conquistadors from Spain under the leadership of Francisco Pizarro arrive in Cajamarca, Inca Professor Geoffrey Blainey AC (born 11 March 1930) is an Australian Historian. The Peaks of Lyell, 6th ed. The Peaks of Lyell is a book by Geoffrey Blainey, originally published in 1954 , Hobart: St. David's Park Publishing. ISBN 0-7246-2265-9.
- Rae, Lou. The Abt Railway and Railways of the Lyell region. Sandy Bay: Lou Rae. ISBN 0-9592098-7-5.
- Whitham, Charles. Charles Whitham Author of the oft reprinted Western Tasmania A land of Riches and Beauty - which was a comprehensive study of the geographical features of West Coast Western Tasmania - A land of riches and beauty, Reprint 2003, Queenstown: Municipality of Queenstown.
- 2003 edition - Queenstown: Municipality of Queenstown.
- 1949 edition - Hobart: Davies Brothers. OCLC 48825404; ASIN B000FMPZ80
- 1924 edition - Queenstown: Mount Lyell Tourist Association. The OCLC Online Computer Library Center is according to its website a "nonprofit membership computer library service and research organization dedicated to the public purpose The Amazon Standard Identification Number ( ASIN) is a unique identification number assigned by Amazon OCLC 35070001; ASIN B0008BM4XC
External links The OCLC Online Computer Library Center is according to its website a "nonprofit membership computer library service and research organization dedicated to the public purpose The Amazon Standard Identification Number ( ASIN) is a unique identification number assigned by Amazon Wikitravel is a Web -based project "to create a free, complete up-to-date and reliable worldwide travel guide. The West Coast of Tasmania has a significant convict heritage Macquarie Harbour is a large shallow inlet on the West Coast of Tasmania, Australia. The history of the Railways on the West Coast of Tasmania has fascinated enthusiasts from around the world because of the combination of the harsh terrain in which the Railways West Coast Piners The collective name of groups of men who worked on the West Coast Tasmania, collecting and using Huon Pine.
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