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ID: 7001829
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001829

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Northern Territory (territory)  Northern Territory (territory)

Coordinates:
Lat: 20 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -20.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 134 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 134.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Territory was placed under military control in 1942 following bombing by Japan; civilian rule was re-established in 1945; self-government was granted in 1978; major towns are Darwin & Alice Springs.

Names:
Northern Territory (preferred,C,V)
AS03 (C,V,FIPS)
Central Australia (H,V)  ............ 1927-1931
New South Wales (H,V)  ............ until 1863
North Australia (H,V)  ............ 1927-1931

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

Place Types:
territory (preferred, C)  ............  entered Commonwealth in 1901 as part of South Australia; was divided into North Australia & Central Australia 1927-1931; was re-established as Northern Territory in 1931
first level subdivision (C)
annex (H)  ............  South Australia, 1863-1901

Sources and Contributors:
AS03..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Central Australia..........  [VP]
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 864
New South Wales..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 864
North Australia..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 864
Northern Territory..........  [VP Preferred]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...................................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 10
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 862-864
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 January 2015
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1592100
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 10
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 864
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 862-864; 864
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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