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Who was Queensland named after?

The state of Queensland in Australia was named in honour of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom , who, in 1859, signed the Letters Patent, which declared that Queensland was (MORE)

How did Queensland get its name?

Queensland was named in 1859 when Queen Victoria signed Letters Patent, which declared that Queensland was now a separate colony from New South Wales. Queenslanders celebrated (MORE)

Where did Queensland get its name?

  Queen Victoria Extract below Taken from Australian Government Mint Site . The then Governor George Bowen and Lady Bowen arrived in Brisbane on 10 December 1859 to de (MORE)

Who discovered Queensland and what does Queensland mean?

Theoretically, Queensland was "discovered" when James Cook became the first European to sail up the eastern coast of Australia, doing so in 1770. However, the entire eastern h (MORE)

Why was Queensland named Queensland?

Australia was originally established as a penal colony of Great Britain. A few of the state and city names are therefore connected to members of the royal family and Great Bri (MORE)

When was Queensland named Queensland?

Queensland was named in 1859 when Queen Victoria signed Letters Patent, which declared that Queensland was now a separate colony from New South Wales. Queenslanders celebrate (MORE)

Who explored Queensland and when?

There were numerous significant explorers of the Queensland region during Australia's colonial years. Queensland was first explored when James Cook sailed up the eastern co (MORE)

Where is Charleville in Queensland?

Charleville is located about 800 km almost directly west, or west-northwest, of Brisbane, the capital of Queensland.
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What does Queensland do for farming?

A lot of sugar cane and I think cotton. I'm not sure what else, except they grow a lot of tropical fruits like mango and banana and pineapple and pawpaw etc.
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What is size of Queensland compared to Queensland?

about 1.000 times the size. Wierd Question?? But Queensland is: ...the second largest Australian state. If the State of Queensland was a country, it would rank as the 25th (MORE)