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Coral Sea Islands

LC control no.n 90679187
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingCoral Sea Islands
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Geographic subdivision usageCoral Sea Islands
Variant(s)Coral Sea Islands Territory
Beginning date1969
Associated countryAustralia
Found inStatesman's yrbk., 1989-90: p. 97 (Coral Sea Islands, external territory administered by Australia)
Coringa-Herald National Nature Reserve ... c2001: foreword (Coral Sea Islands Territory)
Macquarie dictionary online, October 15, 2015 (Coral Sea Islands: a group of reefs lying off the coast of Queensland; an Australian territory)
The world factbook, via WWW, October 15, 2015 (Coral Sea Islands (territory of Australia); the Coral Sea Islands were declared a territory of Australia in 1969; geographic coordinates: 18 00 S, 152 00 E; conventional long form: Coral Sea Islands Territory; conventional short form: Coral Sea Islands; dependency status: territory of Australia; administered from Canberra by the Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport)
Wikipedia, October 15, 2015 (Coral Sea Islands; The Coral Sea Islands Territory includes a group of small and mostly uninhabited tropical islands and reefs in the Coral Sea, northeast of Queensland, Australia. The only inhabited island is Willis Island. The territory covers 780,000 km² (301,160 sq mi), extending east and south from the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef, and includes Heralds Beacon Island, Osprey Reef, the Willis Group, and fifteen other reef/island groups; 19°05ʹ27ʺS 150°54ʹ06ʺE)
GEOnet names server, October 15, 2015 (Coral Sea Islands (approved); Coral Sea Islands Territory (approved); Coral Sea Islands (short); dependent political entity; 17°30ʹ00ʺS, 151°00ʹ00ʺE (-17.5, 151))
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