geographical name islands Australia off NE Tasmania

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  • Furneaux — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Kylie Furneaux (* 1973), australische Stuntwoman und Schauspielerin Tobias Furneaux (1735–1781), britischer Weltumsegler Yvonne Furneaux (* 1928), französische Schauspielerin Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Furneaux — (spr. Furnoh), 1) Inselgruppe in der Baßstraße, zwischen dem Australischen Continent u. der Insel Vandiemensland; besteht aus 3 größeren (F. Cap, Barreninsel, Clark) u. mehreren kleinen Inseln (Passage, Preservation, Barr, Night u.a.); 2) (Great… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Furneaux — This unusual surname is of Norman French origin, and is a locational name from any of the various places in the north of France named with the Old French fournel , a diminutive of four , oven, furnace. These places include Fourneaux in Calvados… …   Surnames reference

  • Furneaux — /ˈfɜnoʊ/ (say fernoh) noun Tobias, 1735–81, English naval officer and explorer; explored and charted much of the eastern and southern coasts of Van Diemen s Land 1773 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Furneaux-Gruppe — Bass Strait mit Darstellung der Inselgruppen Gewässer Bass Strait …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Furneaux Cook — (1839 – 19 January 1903), born John Furneaux Cook, was an English opera singer and actor best known for baritone roles in the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan and Alfred Cellier on the London stage. Cook appeared on stage for over 30 years in …   Wikipedia

  • Furneaux Group — Bass Strait mit Darstellung der Inselgruppen Die Furneaux Gruppe (engl. Furneaux Group) ist eine aus 52 Inseln bestehende Inselgruppe am Ostende der Bass Strait zwischen den australischen Bundesstaaten Victoria und Tasmanien. Die Inseln wurden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Furneaux Group — The Furneaux Group is a group of 52 islands, at the eastern end of Bass Strait, between Victoria and Tasmania, Australia. The islands were named, after British navigator Tobias Furneaux sighted the easten side of these Island after leaving… …   Wikipedia

  • Furneaux, Tobias — ▪ British explorer born Aug. 21, 1735, Swilly, near Portsmouth, Hampshire, Eng. died Sept. 19, 1781, Swilly       British naval officer and explorer who was first to circumnavigate the globe in both directions.       On Capt. Samuel Wallis… …   Universalium

  • Furneaux Group — ▪ islands, Australia       cluster of islands and rocks in Bass Strait off northeastern Tasmania, southern Australia. The largest are Flinders, Cape Barren, Clarke, and Chappell. The islands are generally mountainous with rugged coastlines. Major …   Universalium

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