Queenstown served as a setting for a number of films, which included the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Wolverine, X-Men Origins and Willow.
It gives its name to a Roman Catholic diocese, the cathedral of which is at Queenstown.
To this end the ships sailed from Queenstown on the 17th of July, and having spliced the cable in mid-ocean, started to pay it out on the 29th.
Clery and some brigades were sent to Natal; Gatacre with less than a brigade, instead of a division, was despatched to Queenstown, Cape Colony; while Lord Methuen, with a division, was sent off to relieve Kimberley.
In August 1849 the queen and Prince Albert, accompanied by the little princess royal and the prince of Wales, paid a visit to Ireland, landing at the Cove of Cork, which from /rash trip, that day was renamed Queenstown.
Kinsale, with the neighbouring villages of Scilly and Cove, is much frequented by summer visitors, and is the headquarters of the South of Ireland Fishing Company, with a fishery pier and a commodious harbour with 6 to 8 fathoms of water; but the general trade is of little importance owing to the proximity of Queenstown and Cork.
The Old Head of Kinsale, at the west of the harbour entrance, affords fine views of the coast, and is commonly the first British land sighted by ships bound from New York, &c., to Queenstown.
He graduated at the college of New Jersey (now Princeton University) at the head of a class of thirty-five in 1766, and immediately afterwards removed to Maryland, teaching at Queenstown in that colony until 1770, and being admitted to the bar in 1771.
While a boy he was adopted by his uncle, Maurice O'Connell of Derrynane, and sent to a school at Queenstown, one of the first which the state in those days allowed to be opened for Catholic teaching; and a few years afterwards he became a student, as was customary with Irish youths of his class, in the English colleges of St Omer and Douai in France.
The " Auk " was captured by a British patrol boat and sunk by her own crew while being taken to Queenstown.
The principal clubs are the County and the Southern in South Mall, and the City in Grand Parade; while for sport there are the Cork Golf Club, Little Island, three rowing clubs, and the Royal Munster and Royal Cork Yacht clubs, the latter located at Queenstown.
The Atlantic port of Queenstown is on Great Island at the head of the outer harbour.
Graaff Reinet (10,083), Middleburg (6137), Cradock (7762), Aberdeen (2553), Steynsburg (2250) and Colesberg (2668) are more centrally situated, while in the east are Graham's Town (13,887), King William's Town (9506), Queenstown (9616), Molteno (2725), Burghersdorp (2894), Tarkastad (2270), Dordrecht (2052), Aliwal North (5566), the largest town on the banks of the Orange, and Somerset East (5216).
Lines were opened up to Worcester and Beaufort West, to Graham's Town, Graaff Reinet and Queenstown.
QUEENSTOWN (formerly [[Cove Of Cork]]), a seaport, wateringplace, and naval station of county Cork, Ireland, picturesquely situated on the south side of Great Island, on the slope of an eminence rising abruptly above Cork Harbour.
Queenstown is a port of call for American mail steamers, and the mails are transmitted overland by express trains; it is also a port of embarkation for colonial troops, and a government emigration station.
A fine promenade, over a mile in length, connects Queenstown with Rushbrook, a favourite watering-place.
dolerite rings complexes near Queenstown, funded by the South African Water Resources Commission.
Again the ships returned to the rendezvous and made another splice, and again there was a break after the " Agamemnon " had paid out 146 m., and then the " Agamemnon," after again returning to the meeting-place in the vain hope that the " Niagara " might have returned there also, made for Queenstown, where she found her consort had arrived nearly a week previously.
When summer comes, and you are not yet ready to end your ski season, consider choosing from one of the many New Zealand Queenstown skiing vacations.
If summer seems to come too quickly, consider taking one of the many Queenstown New Zealand ski vacations.
With a bit of planning, you may be able to find affordable fares for New Zealand Queenstown skiing vacations.
Queenstown is an international resort town in southwestern New Zealand.
The stories of the origins of the name "Queenstown" are apocryphal, but one story suggests that a gold miner visiting the area suggested that its beauty made it fit for Queen Victoria.
The ski resorts are accessible to Queenstown International Airport.
The town hosts the Queenstown Winter Festival.
The Queenstown ski areas are known for their excellent snow conditions, as well as their active, apres ski party atmosphere.
The Cornet Peak ski resort is a 25 minute drive from Queenstown, New Zealand.
This was Queenstown's first commercial ski area.
Treble Cone is less beginner friendly than the other Queenstown ski areas.
Queenstown and Wanaka: The Queenstown and Wanaka region also has a variety of regular ski resorts.
Halesia Hispida - The best examples of the tree I know of are in the neighborhood of Cork and Queenstown, but mild climatic conditions such as they exist under there are not essential to their well-being.
Ports of departure - A pie chart shows that 67 percent of Johnsons departed from Liverpool England and Queenstown, Ireland.
Queenstown: This is a rugged part of The Lord of the Rings county so it is best to plan to take a 4-wheel-drive or take a helicopter ride to see the remote backcountry sets.
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