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Why is Circular Quay there?

Student activities

Task no. 1

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Acquiring and processing geographical information – Why is Circular Quay there?

Examine sources 10 to 19 and research further to investigate the reasons Circular Quay was constructed and its shape, use and features over time. 

Record the uses and changes to Circular Quay since British Colonisation in the table found in the downloadable resource.


Aeroplane view of Sydney, 1914 : Looking southwards Botany Bay as it would be seen from an altitude of about 5,000 feet above North Sydney : With a key to principal places [Album view], 1914
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