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ID: 7001828
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of New South Wales (state)  New South Wales (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 28 15 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -28.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 153 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 153.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Sighted by British Cook 1770; first European settlement on continent at Botany Bay 1788 (penal colony); name referred to entire continent except W Australia until mid-19th cen.; consolidated into Commonwealth of Australia 1901; principal city is Sydney.

Names:
New South Wales (preferred,C,V)
Nouvelle Galles du Sud (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Australia (nation)  ........  Australia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of New South Wales (state)  ............  New South Wales (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since 1901
first level subdivision (C)
colony (H)  ............  British, 1778-1901

Sources and Contributors:
New South Wales..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.............................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 449
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 10
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 840
Nouvelle Galles du Sud..........  [VP]
.........................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-127
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 449
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-127
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 10
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 840
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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