Cape York Peninsula


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Cape York Peninsula

A peninsula of northeast Australia between the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Coral Sea.

Cape` York′ Penin′sula


n.
a peninsula in NE Australia, in N Queensland, between the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Coral Sea.
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Noun1.Cape York Peninsula - a peninsula in Queensland in northeastern Australia between the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Coral Sea
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
Queensland - a state in northeastern Australia
Australia - the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean
Cape York - the northern tip of Cape York Peninsula at the Torres Strait; the northernmost point of the Australian mainland
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4 million in funding for the Lakeland Solar and Storage project on the Cape York Peninsula, near Cooktown, 240 kilometres north-west of Cairns.
Gaby provides a grammar of a Pama-Nuyngan language spoken on the west coast of Cape York Peninsula in Australia.
After a struggle that began in the 1970s to secure the return of their ancestral homelands, we welcomed the handback of Shelburne Bay to the Wuthathi people of Cape York Peninsula.
Also known as the mosaic-tailed rat, the melomys' only known habitat was Bramble Cay, a tiny four-hectare island surrounded by an oval reef, situated at the entrance of the northeast Torres Strait--the passage between northern Australia's Cape York Peninsula and the island of New Guinea.
Land and language in Cape York Peninsula and the Gulf Country
9 billion Amrun bauxite project on the west coast of the Cape York peninsula in north Queensland, Australia, about 40 km south of the company's existing East Weipa and Andoom mines.
In July this year, the Bush Blitz TeachLive * expedition took place on the Olkola people's traditional lands on Cape York Peninsula in Queensland.
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.
The Cape York Peninsula is the northern part of Queenslandwhich juts out 800km(500 miles)into the sea.
Conrad Hoskin from James Cook University and a National Geographic film crew were dropped by helicopter onto the rugged Cape Melville mountain range on Cape York Peninsula earlier this year and were amazed at what they found.
Albatross Bay, near Weipa on western Cape York Peninsula, is well known for the large number of anthropogenic late Holocene shell mound sites that occur in the region.