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ID: 7001911
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Brisbane (inhabited place)  Brisbane (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 27 30 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -27.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 153 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 153.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Founded as penal colony; agricultural trade center; arts center; industry includes chemical production, oil refineries & shipbuilding; named (1834) for Sir Thomas Brisbane, former governor of New South Wales.

Names:
Brisbane (preferred,C,V)
Edenglassie (H,O)  ............ to 1834

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)
Hierarchy of Brisbane (inhabited place)  ................  Brisbane (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1824
city (C)
regional capital (C)  ............  since 1859
port (C)
industrial center (C)
transportation center (C)
university center (C)
penal settlement (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Brisbane..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 94
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 521-522
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 34
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 177
Edenglassie..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 521-522
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 94
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 521-522
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 34
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 177
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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