Cape York


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Cape York

n
(Placename) the northernmost point of the Australian mainland, in N Queensland on the Torres Strait at the tip of Cape York Peninsula (a peninsula between the Coral Sea and the Gulf of Carpentaria)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cape York - the northern tip of Cape York Peninsula at the Torres Strait; the northernmost point of the Australian mainland
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
Australia - the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean
Cape York Peninsula - a peninsula in Queensland in northeastern Australia between the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Coral Sea
References in periodicals archive ?
Project Description : The project will involve a range of transport and community infrastructure projects including the upgrade and weather-proofing of the Peninsular Developmental Road, which is the main access road into Cape York from the south.
SyDNEY (CyHAN)- A scientific expedition into remote Australian dry tropics on Queensland's Cape York Peninsula has discovered 13 new spider species, it was reported on Monday.
We will continue to work with Indigenous communities to protect the natural and cultural values of THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH--the Kimberley, Kakadu and Cape York.
45 MARKET RASEN) NEWSBOY'S DOUBLE: CHARMING LAD (NAP) & CAPE YORK (4.
Peter Scott, Cook Shire mayor, said the local disaster management group has started getting ready for any potential onslaught to the communities in Cape York.
9 ( ANI ): Researchers claimed to have made the "discovery of a lifetime" in Cape York in Queensland, Australia, with the finding of a lost world of unknown creatures in a previously unexplored rainforest.
Filleted fish frames or whole specimens (identified using Allen, 1985) were collected during the period of February 1989-April 2002 from fish processing facilities, research surveys, sportfishing charter operators, anglers, and spearfishing individuals in 4 regions: the coast of the Kimberley (Western Australia); the Arafura Sea (Northern Territory); coast of Cape York (Queensland); and the coast from Townsville to Cairns (Queensland) (Fig.
The intrepid traveller likes to look behind the tourist brochure and his stop at Weipa, on the Cape York peninsula, saw him speak to a scientist who listed some of the things to look out for before getting into the water - saltwater crocodiles, sea snakes, sharks and box jellyfish, the world's most venomous animal.
Beginning at 5:45am on the morning, the solar eclipse shadow will sweep across the Gulf of Carpentaria and Cape York, before the central line crosses over the Great Barrier Reef and the Coral Sea with the actual peak viewing time of the total Eclipse itself at 06.
The DVD forms a beautiful documentary as it traces a journey to some of the remote communities on Cape York in 1997 and charts the interactions that gave birth to the collection of songs, while the CD presents the songs.
The crash is Australia's worst since 15 people died in the Lockhart River air disaster on Cape York Peninsula in May 2005.
A gap between Cape York and the next rim fragment to the south is called "Botany Bay.