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Jervis Bay Territory


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    • JBT
    • Jervis Bay
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    • found: Booderee National Park management plan, c2002:PDF t.p. verso (Jervis Bay Territory) p. 5 (The Jervis Bay Territory was surrendered by New South Wales to the Commonwealth in 1915 under the Jervis Bay Territory Acceptance Act 1915, in order that the national seat of government would have access to the sea)
    • found: Explore territories of Australia website, via Australia Dept. of Transport and Regional Services home page, Mar. 8, 2005:Jervis Bay (Jervis Bay; Jervis Bay Territory (JBT) comprises about 7,400 hectares on the southern shores of Jervis Bay approximately 200 km south of Sydney. The Territory consists of a mainland area of just over 6,500 ha, about 800 ha of marine waters and Bowen Island (51 ha). Ninety per cent of the Territory has been granted to the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community. The land and water comprising the Booderee National Park was then leased back to the Director of National Parks.)
    • found: Wikipedia, Mar. 8, 2005(The Jervis Bay Territory is a territory of the Commonwealth of Australia. It was bought by the Commonwealth Government in 1915 from the state of New South Wales so the Federal capital at Canberra would have access to the sea. Strictly speaking it is a separate territory and is not part of the Australian Capital Territory, but it is treated as part of the ACT for most practical purposes; Jervis Bay is the smallest territory of Australia)
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(ppl; 35°08ʹ00ʺS 150°42ʹ00ʺE)
    • found: Macquarie dictionary online, October 15, 2015(Jervis Bay Territory: an Australian federal territory, created in 1915 as an enclave within south-eastern NSW, comprising the southern headland of Jervis Bay; for the purposes of legal jurisdiction, treated as if included in the ACT; site of the Royal Australian Naval College (1915-30 and from 1957). 72.5 km². Abbrev.: JBT)
    • notfound: GEOnet, Mar. 8, 2005;GEOnet, October 15, 2015
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