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Opplysninger om Australia Source:http://quizlet.com/30219547/australia-flash-cards/
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the first people to live in Australia
animals that carry their babies in their pouches
the capital of Australia
the huge desert and plains of Australia that covers two-thirds of Australia.
the island south of Australia
Why is Australia unique?
because it is the only continet that is also an island and a country
Why is Austalia called the "Land Down Under?"
because it is south of the equator
A natural landmark that people visit located in the Outback, also known as Uluru.
The Great Barrier Reef
the largest coral reef in the world
The Sydney Opera House
a man made landmark located in Sydney with curved white roofs that look like a ship's sails
an invention by the Aborigines that was originally used for hunting.
Australia's Winter Months
June, July, August
the highest mountain in Australia
Captain James Cook
claimed Australia for England
What did England use Australia for at first?
as a place to send their prisoners to
A traditional musical instrument used by the Aborigines for religious/ceremonial/spiritual purposes.
Where do most people in Australia live?
along the east coast.
The official language of Australia.
items shipped into a country (notice that imports starts with an i for in - comes in to the country)
items shipped out of a country (notice exports start with ex for exit - exits the country)
a small, fierce carnivore that has a similar name to Australia's island state
a large flightless bird that looks like an ostrich
This animal lays egs and has webbed feet and a bill like a duck.
Wild Australian Dog
spiny animal that looks like a porcupine
the leader of the Australian government
Australia is the largest producer of this.
Australia makes 30% of the world's wool.
the native Austraila aborigines belief about how they came to be
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