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ID: 7001830
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Queensland (state)  Queensland (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 15 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -15.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 143 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 143.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Second largest state; first European sighting 1770 (British Cook); first settlement (penal colony) Moreton Bay 1824; part of New South Wales until 1859; principal cities are Brisbane, Cairns, Rockhampton, Townsville; site of Great Barrier Reef.

Names:
Queensland (preferred,C,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 Queensland (state)  ............  Queensland (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  gained statehood 1901
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Queensland..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 529
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 10
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 996
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 529
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 10
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 996
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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