Cape York Peninsula


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Cape York Peninsula

A peninsula of northeast Australia between the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Coral Sea.
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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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According to court records, despite their lack of experience with boats, the men bought a boat which they loaded with survival gear, navigational equipment and maps, and towed it to Cape York peninsula in northern Australia from where they planned to sail to Mindanao.
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The bureau issued a storm warning on Sunday for damaging winds and flooding rains over the Cape York Peninsula on the far northern tip of Australia, including the bauxite mining town of Weipa.
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. This day will go down in history and it couldn't have happened without your support.
Land and language in Cape York Peninsula and the Gulf Country
In July this year, the Bush Blitz TeachLive * expedition took place on the Olkola people's traditional lands on Cape York Peninsula in Queensland.