How to use Norfolk-island in a sentence
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.
The Norfolk Island pine (Araucaria excelsa) is a magnificent tree, with a height sometimes exceeding 200 ft.
A small species of palm is known as the Norfolk Island cabbage.
In 1861 Patteson was consecrated bishop of Melanesia, and the Auckland training school was removed to Norfolk Island.
Some persons who had settled at Norfolk Island when that island became a penal depot were transferred to Van Diemen's Land in 1805.Advertisement
In 1840, Maconochie was made commandant of Norfolk Island.