conventional long form: Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands
conventional short form: Ashmore and Cartier Islands
etymology: named after British Captain Samuel ASHMORE, who first sighted his namesake island in 1811, and after the ship Cartier, from which the second island was discovered in 1800
territory of Australia; administered from Canberra by the Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
the laws of the Commonwealth of Australia and the laws of the Northern Territory of Australia, where applicable, apply
none (territory of Australia)
embassy: none (territory of Australia)
the flag of Australia is used
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