The GettyResearch Institute
Research Home Tools Thesaurus of Geographic Names Full Record Display
Thesaurus of Geographic Names Full Record Display
New Search Previous Page Help

Vernacular Display | English Display

Click the icon to view the hierarchy.

Semantic View (JSONJSONLDRDFN3/TurtleN-Triples)

ID: 7000490
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Australia (nation)  Australia (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 25 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -25.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 135 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 135.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Isolation of the land has allowed for the evolution of unique flora and fauna; Indigenous Australians are believed to have arrived between 70,000 and 40,000 years ago; Australia was sighted by Portuguese, Spanish, and Dutch in the 17th century; was claimed by Britain in 1771, used as penal colony; free British settlers arrived in the 19th century; official language is English.

Names:
Australia (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)  ............ established 19th cen.
Australia (Spanish-P,U,N)
Commonwealth of Australia (C,V,O)
Australia, Commonwealth of (C,V)
Australie (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Australië (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Australien (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Austrália (C,O,Portuguese-P,U,N)
Austrália (Spanish,U,N)
Mancomunidad de Australia (C,V,Spanish,U,N)
Австралия (C,V,Russian-P,U)
澳大利亚 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
أسترا اًَ (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
AUS (C,O,ISO3L)
AU (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO036 (C,O,ISO3N)
AS00 (C,O,FIPS)
Australian (C,O,English,U,A)
AS (C,V)
New Holland (H,V)  ............ named by Dutch, 17th century
New South Wales (H,V)  ............ named by British, 17th century

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Australia (nation)  ........  Australia (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  British forces departed in 1870; has been formally independent since 1986
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
independent political entity (C)
commonwealth (C)  ............  confederated by British 1901
inhabited region (C)  ............  by aborigines since ca. 20,000 BC; by Europeans since 17th century
culture area (C)
Australian Aboriginal (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Canberra .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Australia, Australian Capital Territory) [7001867]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1931
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
Австралия..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
澳大利亚..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
أسترا اًَ..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
AS..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
AS00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
AU..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
AUS..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 763
Australia..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 546
....................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 554
....................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:62
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 10
....................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-7
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 38
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 96
Austrália..........  [VP]
....................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 161
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Australia, Commonwealth of..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Australian..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 3
Australië..........  [VP]
....................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 42
Australie..........  [BHA, VP]
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 38
Australien..........  [VP]
.......................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 76
Commonwealth of Australia..........  [VP]
............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
............................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 96
ISO036..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
Mancomunidad de Australia..........  [VP]
............................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
New Holland..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 96
New South Wales..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 96
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 546
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 554
..................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 62; 1:62
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 76
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) 42
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 763
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1556565
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 161
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 10
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-7
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 38
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 3
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 96
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

New Search

Back to Top

Printer Friendly Version

The J. Paul Getty Trust
The J. Paul Getty Trust