How to use Norfolk-island in a sentence

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  • Araucaria excelsa, the Norfolk Island pine, a native of Norfolk Island and New Caledonia, was discovered during Captain Cook's second voyage, and introduced into Britain by Sir Joseph Banks in 1793.

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  • The Norfolk Island pine (Araucaria excelsa) is a magnificent tree, with a height sometimes exceeding 200 ft.

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  • A small species of palm is known as the Norfolk Island cabbage.

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  • In 1861 Patteson was consecrated bishop of Melanesia, and the Auckland training school was removed to Norfolk Island.

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  • Some persons who had settled at Norfolk Island when that island became a penal depot were transferred to Van Diemen's Land in 1805.

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  • In 1840, Maconochie was made commandant of Norfolk Island.

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