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This is the name given to the native peoples of Australia that were forced from their land upon arrival of British settlers in the 18th century.
This body of water is found around the South Pole, specifically south of 60 degrees South latitude.
This 1961 international agreement designated the world's least-populated continent as a scientific preserve.
This is the southern-most continent in the world an the largest desert on Earth.
This is a climate that has insufficient rainfall to support trees or woody plants.
Originally inhabited by the Aborigines, this country is also the world's smallest continent.
This large sandstone formation is found in central Australia and was vital to the Aboriginal culture there.
This throwing tool was used by Australian Aboriginals as a weapon and for hunting.
This is the capital city of Australia.
This a small body of water off of the northeast coast of Australia, home to the Great Barrier Reef, and was the site of a major naval battle in World War II.
This term refers to a region that receives less than 10 inches of precipitation annually.
This is a wild dog that is unique to the Australian continent and inhabits the country's "Outback."
This is the term given to a group of people who share a common cultural heritag
This term refers to an area that shares a common language, political system, geographic feature, or climate.
This term refers to an area that is organized around a specific point and surrounding places are linked to that same point.
Great Barrier Reef
This geographic formation is the largest of its kind at over 1,600 miles, and is located off of the northeastern coast of Australia.
Great Victoria Desert
This desert is located in the southwestern portion of Australia, covering over 160,000 square miles.
This body of water is named for the subcontinent that lies on the continent to the north.
This Eighteen Century British sea captain was the first European to come in contact with Hawaii and eastern Australia, as well as the first to circumnavigate New Zealand.
This is culture group that are indigenous to New Zealand.
These are types of resources that are found on or in the earth and are used in the production of goods and services.
This country- and its capital, Wellington- lies about 900 miles to the southeast of Australia and is home to the Maori culture.
These are materials found in nature that are used in the production of goods and services but whose supply is limited and finite.
This is the term given to the geographic region that includes Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, and other islands of the South Pacific.
This is the term for the most remote, arid area in Australia, and is home to kangaroos and dingos.
This body of water stretches from North and South America westward to Australia and the eastern coast of Asia.
This term refers to the indigenous inhabitants of Tasmania, the small island just to the south of the eastern portion of Australia.
This term refers to an area that is defined by people's attitudes and images about the place, as in "The South" and "The Tropics."
These are materials found in nature that are used in the production of goods and services and that are replenished on a consistent basis.
These are the factors of production used in the making of goods and services.
This type of climate receives a little more rainfall than a desert region.
This is the name of the mountain range found in the South Island of New Zealand.
This is the largest populated city in Australia and is located in New South Wales.
This island is less than 200 miles south of Australia and is one of its smallest states by population.
This is the part of the earth which lies between either tropic and the corresponding polar circle.
Tropical Wet And Dry
Climate found near the equator on the edge of Tropical Wet zones, though the rains are often seasonal and can often be absent.
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