Australasia and Oceania.

  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The British Territories in Australasia comprise the Commonwealth of Australia ; the Australian Dependencies of Papua and Norfolk Island, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australian Antarctic Territory, the Dominion of New Zealand and adjacent islands, and the Crown Colony of Fiji. The British possessions in Oceania include the Solomon and Tonga Islands, and many other groups of islands and islets scattered over the Pacific. There are also the mandatory territories of New Guinea, Western Samoa, and Nauru.


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Books of Reference

Fiji.: Books of Reference

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  2. Fiji Government Handbook. Suva, 1937.Google Scholar
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Pacific Islands.: Tonga.: (Friendly Islands.): Books of Reference

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