Pittwater, NSW, Australia

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Gordo99 Gordo99
7 reviews
Nov 25, 2007
“...the finest piece of Water I ever saw, and which I honoured with the name of Pitt Water....” Governor Phillip, dispatch, 1788.

Pittwater is located at the far end of Sydney's northern beaches. Just 60 minutes north of downtown Sydney, Pittwater is an area renowned for its natural beauty and aquatic lifestyle.

It comprises many beautiful beaches and inlets, rugged headlands and sandstone sea cliffs, tranquil waterways teeming with marine life, native bushland with pockets of rainforest providing sanctuary to a many different types of fauna.
Gordo99 says:
Pitt is a surname. It most commonly refers to one of two British statesmen:
William Pitt the Elder, British Prime Minister 1766–1768
William Pitt the Younger, British Prime Minister 1783–1801 and 1804–1806, son of Pitt the Elder
Pittsburgh, USA was named in honour of a British statesman Sir William Pitt.
All of the streets in the towns below are similarly named after the Pitts........
Pitt Street, Sydney, Australia
Pitt Street, Hong Kong
Pitt Street, Manhattan, NY, USA
Pitt Street, Penang, Malaysia
Pitt Street, Singapore
Pitt Street, Glasgow
Posted on: Dec 05, 2007
rain-forests says:
The finest water I can imagine. I must go there.
But could you explain what pitt means here?
Posted on: Dec 05, 2007
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