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Asked in Mapping and Cartography, Islands
When were the Cocos Keeling Islands founded?
The Cocos (Keeling) Islands were discovered in 1609 by Captain William Keeling, but remained uninhabited until the nineteenth century, when they were brought under the control of the British Empire in 1857. On 23 November 1955, the islands were transferred to Australian control under the Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955.
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Asked in Australia
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What are the seven offshore territories of Australia?
How many external territories does Australia have?
Asked in History of Australia
When did the Cocos Keeling Islands become an Australian Territory?
The Cocos (Keeling) Islands, which had been settled by the Clunies Ross family in the 1820s, were annexed by Great Britain in 1857. In 1878 the island group was attached to Ceylon, but was transferred to the Straits Settlement in 1886. During WW2, the islands were under British military control exercised from Ceylon. At the end of WW2, administration from Singapore was continued until the islands were transferred to Australia on 23rd of November, 1955.
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Asked in Australia
What are the 7 external states of Australia?
Australia does not have any external states - just one island state, which is Tasmania. It does, however, have 7 external territories. They are: * Australian Antarctic Territory * Coral Sea Islands Territory * Norfolk Island * Territory of Ashmore Reef and Cartier Island * Territory of Heard and McDonald Islands * Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands * Territory of Christmas Island
Asked in Northern Territory
What is a territory give 2 examples?
In Australia, two examples of a territory are the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory. Offshore, there are numerous external territories, such as Christmas Island, Norfolk Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Coral Sea Islands, Heard & McDonald Islands, Ashmore & Cartier Islands and the Australian Antarctic Territory.
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Asked in Pacific Ocean
What is the island nation located in the Indian and pacific ocean?
there are a lot of islands like: Andaman Islands (India) Ashmore and Cartier Islands (Australia) Christmas Island (Australia) Cockatoo Island (Australia) Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) Dirk Hartog Island (Australia) Garden Island (Australia) Houtman Abrolhos (Australia) Jaffna Islands (Sri Lanka) Kangaroo Island (Australia) King Island (Australia) Koolan Island (Australia) Lakshadweep Islands (India) Langkawi Islands (Malaysia you have to have a spacific one!
Asked in Australia, Oceania
Does Australia have 6 territories?
No, Australia has six states and two mainland territories. These two territories are Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory. There are also seven external (offshore) territories, which are: Cocos (Keeling) Islands Christmas Island Ashmore and Cartier Islands Coral Sea Islands Heard and McDonald Islands Australian Antarctic Territory Norfolk Island
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Asked in Australia
How many territories does Australia have?
Australia has six states and two mainland territories. The two mainland territories are: Northern Territory Australian Capital Territory In addition, there are seven offshore territories: Cocos (Keeling) Islands Christmas Island Heard and MacDonald Islands Coral sea Islands Territory Australian Antarctic Territory Ashmore and Cartier Islands Norfolk Island
What are the territories of Australia?
There are two mainland territories in Australia, as well as six states. The two mainland territories are: Northern Territory Australian Capital Territory In addition, there are seven offshore territories: Cocos (Keeling) Islands Christmas Island Heard and MacDonald Islands Coral sea Islands Territory Australian Antarctic Territory Ashmore and Cartier Islands Norfolk Island