PORTLAND ROADS
WHERE IS IT?

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Subject:     Portland Roads
Date:              Tue, 23 Feb 1999 15:34:14 +1000
From:           "Bob Atkinson" <bobsmac@webtime.com.au>

Portland Roads was (is?) the nearest port to Iron Range/ Lockhart River and is about 20 miles to the northeast of that place. I think "Roads" gets its name from an old English definition for a a piece of water near shore where ships can ride at anchor.

I hope this helps

Robert A

 

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