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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The following year, we joined Queensland Health and, for the past five and a half years, have both worked full-time as remote area nurses for the same hospital--Bamanga Hospital in Cape York, Queensland, the most northern point of the Australian continent.
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