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AUSTRALIA!

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Canberra
capital of Australia
Great Barrier Reef
borders Australia's northeastern coast
Outback
the desert in central Australia
English
main language in Australia
Indian Ocean
body of water that borders Australia's western coast
Pacific Ocean
body of water that borders Australia's eastern coast
Uluru (Ayer's Rock)
large rock found in central Australia
Southern Hemisphere
hemisphere Australia is located in
winter
season that begins in June in Australia
didgeridoo
Aboriginal musical instrument
Democracy
kind of government in Australia
Prime Minister
leader of Australia's government
boomerang
weapon or tool Aboriginals used to kill birds in the sky
spear
weapon or tool Aboriginals used to catch fish
Economy
1.)tourism, 2.)trading, 3.)mining, 4.)farming, 5.)fishing, 6.)livestock
Animals
kangaroo, koala, wombat, dingo, platypus, emu, kookaburra
Geography
6 states, 2 territories
Reasons people settled near the coasts
1.) plenty of food
2.) fertile soil for farming
3.) easier to travel near water