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The western plateau is the ____ of Australia.
non desert
Cook strait separates Australia from Tasmania
true
Mount Kosciusko
is the highest point in Australia
Australia is the only inhabited continent with no land bridge to another continent
true
Australia was the last inhabited continent to be settled by Europeans.
True
Sydney is the capital of?
Canberra
Tasmania has so many apple groves that it is sometimes called the apple isle.
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Artesian wells
is where water has bubbled to the surface without the need for pumps.
"from the beginning"
Aborigine
What is Australia's largest city?
Sydney
Jumpbacks is the Australian term for?
sheep
The most important water system in australia is?
The Murray River
The largest coral formation in world is
The Great Barrier Reef
The first inhabitants of New Zealand were the ?
Maori
The sparsely populated interior of Australia is known as the
Outback
Which of the following is not unique to australia?
Ostrich
What harbor became the site of the first English settlement in Australia ?
Botany Bay
The first car manufactured in Australia was the
Holden
What is the largest state of Australia?
Western Australia
Koalas get all their water and nourishment from __ leaves.
Eucalyptus
Australia was first settled as a __ colony.
prison
Many consider the _________ the most beautiful building in the world.
Sydney Opera House
What is Australia's word for ranches?
Stations
The first settlers of Australia were the ?
aborigines