Cape York Peninsula(redirected from Cape york, queensland)
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Cape York Peninsula,280 mi (451 km) long, N Queensland, Australia, between the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Coral Sea. It is largely tropical jungle and sparsely populated. The Northern Peninsula Aboriginal Reserve is there. Weipa (2016 pop. 3,905) is the largest town.
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