State in the southern central part of Australia.- South Australia
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The states and territories are federated administrative divisions in Australia, ruled by regional governments that constitute the second level of governance between the federal government and local governments.
The Federation of Australia constitutionally consists of six federated states (New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, and Western Australia) and ten federal territories, out of which three are internal territories (the Australian Capital Territory, the Northern Territory and Jervis Bay Territory) contiguous to the Australian mainland; and the other seven are external territories (Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Christmas Island, the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Coral Sea Islands, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Norfolk Island, and the Australian Antarctic Territory), which are offshore dependent territories.
Australia's third-largest island, after Tasmania and Melville Island.
It lies in the state of South Australia, 112 km southwest of Adelaide.
Large oceanic bight, or open bay, off the central and western portions of the southern coastline of mainland Australia.
The AHS defines the bight with a smaller area, from Cape Pasley, Western Australia, to Cape Carnot, South Australia - a distance of 1160 km.
River in south-eastern Australia.
The Murray rises in the Australian Alps, draining the western side of Australia's highest mountains, then meanders northwest across Australia's inland plains, forming the border between the states of New South Wales and Victoria as it flows into South Australia.
Part of the area of flat, almost treeless, arid or semi-arid country of southern Australia, located on the Great Australian Bight coast with the Great Victoria Desert to its north.
At its widest point, it stretches about 1100 km from east to west across the border between South Australia and Western Australia.
The Eyre Peninsula is a triangular peninsula in South Australia.
Between 1788 and 1868, about 162,000 convicts were transported from Britain and Ireland to various penal colonies in Australia.
South Australia and Victoria, established in 1836 and 1850 respectively, officially remained free colonies.
Kingscote is a town in the Australian state of South Australia located on Kangaroo Island about 119 km south-west of the state capital of Adelaide.
Formed in London on 9 October 1835, after the South Australia Act 1834 had established the new British Province of South Australia, with the South Australian Colonization Commission set up to oversee implementation of the Act.
The founding board of the company, headed by George Fife Angas, consisted of wealthy British merchants, with the purpose of developing a new settlement in South Australia, building a new colony by meeting an essential financial obligations of the South Australia Act 1834.
Glenelg is a beach-side suburb of the South Australian capital of Adelaide.