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ID: 1001989
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001989

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Australian Capital Territory (territory)  Australian Capital Territory (territory)

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 30 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -35.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 149 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 149.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Land was ceded from New South Wales in 1911 as site of national capital; bordered on all sides by New South Wales; half of workforce is employed by government; Parliament was opened by Duke of York in 1927.

Names:
Australian Capital Territory (preferred,C,V)
Canberra (C,V)
AS01 (C,V,FIPS)
Commonwealth Territory (C,V)
Yass-Canberra (C,V)
Federal Capital Territory (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Australia (nation)  ........  Australia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Australian Capital Territory (territory)  ............  Australian Capital Territory (territory) (P)

Place Types:
territory (preferred, C)  ............  created in 1911; Parliament opened in 1927
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
AS01..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Australian Capital Territory..........  [VP Preferred]
...............................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 45
...............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 January 2015
...............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...............................................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 12
...............................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 96
Canberra..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 January 2015
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Commonwealth Territory..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Federal Capital Territory..........  [VP]
............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
............................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 96
Yass-Canberra..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 45
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1556567
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 12
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 96
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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