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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
124 words

Island state of Australia, separated from Victoria by the Bass Strait. The chief cities are Hobart, the state capital ...

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
903 words

 The first humans to inhabit the island of Tasmania—known as Van Diemen's Land until 1855—were the Tasmanian Aborigines, who ...

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The Oxford Companion to Australian History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,633 words

was settled by Aborigines about 40 000 years ago. They spread throughout that area and more than 20 000 years ago lived ...

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Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
2,629 words

Tasmania is the smallest state in the Australian Federation. It is thus both of lesser importance in terms of ...

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