Ashmore an Cartier Islands

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Territory o Ashmore an Cartier Islands
Ashmore Reef2.png
NASA satellite image o Ashmore Reef
Geografie
Location Indian Ocean
Admeenistration
Demographics
Population 0 (as of 1 Januar 2011)

The Territory o Ashmore an Cartier Islands[1] is an uninhabitit freemit territory[2] o Australie conseestin o fower law-lyin tropical islands in twa separate reefs, an the 12 nautical mile territorial sea generatit bi the islands.[3] The territory is locatit in the Indian Ocean situatit on the edge o the continental shelf, aboot 320 km (199 mi) off the northwest coast o Australie an 144 km (89 mi) sooth o the Indonesie island o Rote.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The Central Intelligence Agency (2010). The World Factbook. Potomac Books, Inc. p. 39. ISBN 978-1-59797-541-4. 
  2. "10: External territories". Legal Risk in International Transactions (ALRC Report 80). Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC), Australian Government. 2006. ISBN 0642254877. Retrieved 2014-04-14. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Ashmore and Cartier Islands". Territories of Australia. Department of the Infrastructure and Regional Development, Australian Government. 2014-01-29. Retrieved 2014-04-14. 

Coordinates: 12°15′30″S 123°02′30″E / 12.25833°S 123.04167°E / -12.25833; 123.04167