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    Norfolk Island Introduction - 2005
    https://allcountries.org/wfb2005/norfolk_island/norfolk_island_introduction.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Background:
      Two British attempts at establishing the island as a penal colony (1788-1814 and 1825-55) were ultimately abandoned. In 1856, the island was resettled by Pitcairn Islanders, descendants of the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian companions.


      NOTE: The information regarding Norfolk Island on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Norfolk Island Introduction 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Norfolk Island Introduction 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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