Sentence Examples


  • Trout may now be taken in many of the mountain streams. At one time whaling was an important industry on the coasts of New South Wales and Tasmania, and afterwards on the Western Australian coasts.
  • Of late years whaling has again attracted attention, and a small number of vessels prosecute the industry during the season.
  • The whaling industry was formerly prolific off the west coast but decayed when the right whale nearly disappeared.
  • In the north inspectorate the centres are: Egedesminde, on an islet at the mouth of Disco Bay; Christianshaab, one of the pleasantest settlements in the north, and Jacobshavn, on the inner shores of the same bay; Godhavn (or Lievely) on the south coast of Disco Island, formerly an important seat of the whaling industry; Ritenbenk, Umanak, and, most northerly of all, Upernivik.
  • It was formerly frequented by whaling vessels (hence its name).

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