New Caledonia

New Caledonia, an island of the South Pacific belonging to France, the most southerly of the Melanesian group, lying about 800 m. E. of Australia and nearly 1000 m. N. of New Zealand; is mountainous, produces the usual tropical fruits, and exports some nickel, cobalt, coffee, &c.; is used by the French as a convict station; discovered by Captain Cook in 1774 and annexed by France in 1853; Noumea (5), on the SW., is the capital.

Population (circa 1900) given as 63,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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