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ID: 7001828
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 33 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -33.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 146 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 146.0000  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)
New South Wales, State of (C,V)
State of New South Wales (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
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 January 2015
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 10
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 840
New South Wales, State of..........  [VP]
............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Nouvelle Galles du Sud..........  [VP]
.........................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-127
State of New South Wales..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 January 2015
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 449
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 January 2015
..................  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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