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Note: this dataset description is metadata (data about data) which describes the actual dataset in accordance with the ANZLIC (Australia New Zealand Land Information Council) Core Metadata Guidelines Version 2 (February 2001)
ANZLIC unique identifier: ANZCW1003100006
Title: References for defining Australian locations, geospatial regions, and geographic place names
Custodian: IndexGeo Pty Ltd
This dataset comprises a collection of references for defining locations, geospatial regions, and geographic place names in the region of Australia.
The collection includes: online services, coordinating agencies, dataset descriptions (metadata), and publications.
The dataset is an HTML file, listing the URLs of the various online resources, facilities, and dataset descriptions.
The reference collection includes many types of region and location: major catchment boundaries and drainage basins, oceans and seas, biogeographic, postcode, states and territories, topographic map sheet names, towns and localities, gazetteers, place name lookup services, electoral boundaries, local government areas (LGA), census collection districts, ...
ANZLIC search words:
- BOUNDARIES reference
- BOUNDARIES resources
- BOUNDARIES Administrative
- BOUNDARIES Biophysical
- BOUNDARIES Cultural
- Geographic extent name:
- Australia including external territories - AUSAAT
Geographic bounding box:
Outer bounding rectangle as Latitude/Longitude coordinates based on the WGS84 datum (expressed as both Degrees Minutes Seconds and as decimal Degrees):
- North bounding latitude: 9 00 00.0 S (-9)
- South bounding latitude: 90 00 00.0 S (-90)
- East bounding longitude: 168 00 00.0 E (168)
- West bounding longitude: 45 00 00.0 E (45)
The various on-line services and documents that are referenced by this dataset are verified every month by automated "link checking" services.
The dataset is a well-formatted HTML page, with separate sections for the various types of resource.
The entries are those known to the custodian. Surely there are more. If you have any suggestions for updates or additions to this collection, then please contact us.
The actual dataset is available at:
This dataset description complies with ANZLIC Core Metadata Guidelines Version 2 (February 2001) and XML DTD ANZMETA 1.3 (metadata validation date: 2001-07-17)