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EAST DEVONPORT

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Originally appearing in Volume V08, Page 130 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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EAST DEVONPORT and WEST, a town of Devon county, Tasmania, situated on both sides of the mouth of the river Mersey, 193 M. by rail N.W. of Hobart. Pop. (1901), East Devonport, 693, West Devonport, 2101. There is regular communication from this port to Melbourne and Sydney, and it ranks as the third port in Tasmania. A celebrated regatta is held on the Mersey annually on New Year's day.
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