History & Geography Chapter 16
5th Grade Review
Terms in this set (45)
island which is part of Australia;
located 150 mi. south of the mainland
Great Barrier Reef
world's longest coral reef
Great Dividing Range
mountain range of
Australia's eastern coast
Australia's highest mountain
Australia's longest river
the longest and only other
important Australian river
Great Artesian Basin
the largest artesian
basin in the world
Australia's Central Lowlands and
How many nations are on the continent of
winter in July; summer in January
What season does Australia have in July?
Australia's largest city
20,000 to 30,000 islands scattered
throughout the Pacific
"many islands"; largest island
group in Oceania
most of the population of
Oceania lives here
Papua New Guinea
eastern half of New Guinea;
more languages spoken here
than anywhere else
the highest island peak in
Antarctica's tallest peak
eucalyptus tree, used for oil, gum, and timber
acacia tree, used for furniture
What are Australia's two most important
trees and how are they used?
the marsupials, or mammals with pouches;
kangaroo, koala, wallaby, wombat
What unusual group of animals are native
to Australia? Give some examples.
Who were the first people to live in Australia?
pieces of carved wood used by the Aborigines for
Captain James Cook
Who discovered and claimed Australia for
wild dogs of Australia
capital of Australia
a town that has a port or harbor
for ocean-going ships
a place where much
manufacturing is done
the continent with no permanent inhabitants
During which season do Australians celebrate
It is entirely below the equator;
it is the smallest continent.
Why is Australia called the "Land Down
Under"? "The Island Continent"?
What name is given to mammals whose
young develop in pouches?
Australia is the world's leading producer
The migration champion of the world is
most famous missionary to
the Pacific Islands
first man to insist Antarctica
was a continent
first man to reach the
most famous Antarctic explorer;
supervised the mapping of Antarctica
states and territories
What are the divisions of Australia called?
Name the three main groups of islands
located within Oceania.
the capital of New Zealand
Who were the first people to settle New
Papua New Guinea
Which island country has the most languages
spoken of any country in the world?
capital of Papua New Guinea
Australia's most important tree
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