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Geography Australia Physical Terms
Archipelago
Bush
Coral Reef
Equinox
A group or chain of islands
Rural area in Australia
Rocklike material formed of the great skeletons of small sea…
One of two days each year when the sun is directly overhead a…
Archipelago
A group or chain of islands
Bush
Rural area in Australia
Australia: Physical Geography
Where is the Great Barrier Reef
What is the definition of a Monolith
Where is the largest concentration of…
What climate conditions that are found…
Coral sea NE
Price of rock piecing out of the ground
On the coastline mostly SE
Arid and hot
Where is the Great Barrier Reef
Coral sea NE
What is the definition of a Monolith
Price of rock piecing out of the ground
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Australia - Physical Geography
Flood
Indigenous people
Weather
Isobars
Temporary submergence of land that is normally dry.
Original inhabitants of the land
Day to day changes in the atmosphere
A line joining parts of equal air pressure.
Flood
Temporary submergence of land that is normally dry.
Indigenous people
Original inhabitants of the land
13 terms
Physical Geography of Australia
outback
marsupial
Ayers Rock
Murray River
dry flat grassland
mammal that carry their young in a pouch
A huge, reddish rock in the center of Australia. Very close t…
longest river in Australia
outback
dry flat grassland
marsupial
mammal that carry their young in a pouch
Australia & Oceania Physical Geography
Great Dividing Range
Great Barrier Reef
Great Artesian Basin
Uluru
Great Dividing Range
Great Barrier Reef
10 terms
Physical Geography of Australia
Indochina Peninsula
Malay Peninsula
Insular
Java
Vietnam, Laos(landlocked), Cambodia, Myanmar, Part of Thailand
Malaysia and Part of Thailand
Island Countries
Most volcanic activity; Fertile Soil
Indochina Peninsula
Vietnam, Laos(landlocked), Cambodia, Myanmar, Part of Thailand
Malay Peninsula
Malaysia and Part of Thailand
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GEOGRAPHY - Australia: Physical characteristics
Characteristic definition
Characteristic
Characteristic
Characteristic
Feature or quality belonging to place or thing
Below equator
Southern Hemisphere
In temperature band
Characteristic definition
Feature or quality belonging to place or thing
Characteristic
Below equator
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Australia + NZ Physical Geography
What landmark in Australia is one of t…
Where is the Sydney Opera House located?
What rank in size in Australia?
What kind of wildlife does Australia h…
Sydney Opera House
Bennelong Point in Sydney Harbor
6th largest country
unique
What landmark in Australia is one of t…
Sydney Opera House
Where is the Sydney Opera House located?
Bennelong Point in Sydney Harbor
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Australia: Physical Geography
What 3 continents is Australia between?
In comparison, how big is the country…
In comparison, how big is the continen…
List 3 animals in Australia
Asia, Antarctica, and the Americas
World's largest island
Smallest continent
Koalas, Kangaroos, and Kiwis
What 3 continents is Australia between?
Asia, Antarctica, and the Americas
In comparison, how big is the country…
World's largest island
14 terms
Australia: Physical Geography
How was Australia's location limited t…
What is the Australian term for the va…
What body of water is located off the…
Australia is the world's leading produ…
...
...
Coreel Sea
Wool
How was Australia's location limited t…
...
What is the Australian term for the va…
...
16 terms
Australia physical geography
Where is the Great Barrier Reef located?
What is the definition of a monolith?
Where is the largest concentration of…
What climate conditions are in central…
The Coral Sea
A giant rock with part of it sticking out
Rural areas
Arid
Where is the Great Barrier Reef located?
The Coral Sea
What is the definition of a monolith?
A giant rock with part of it sticking out
21 terms
Australia physical and Human geography
Aborigines
1901
7
Canberra
Native Australians
Australia became a country
Amount of provinces
Capital
Aborigines
Native Australians
1901
Australia became a country
Physical Geography of Australia and New Zealand
bush
sunken mountains
atoll
caldera
a wild or sparsely inhabited region
a high mountain range that has become submerged
a ring-shaped island formed by the buildup of a coral reef on…
a large volcanic crater
bush
a wild or sparsely inhabited region
sunken mountains
a high mountain range that has become submerged
11 terms
Physical Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica
Wattle
Manuka
Artesian wells
Typhoons
a material for making fences, walls, etc., consisting of rods…
type of tree located in new zealand
water reaches the ground surface under the natural pressure o…
a tropical storm in the region of the Indian or western Pacif…
Wattle
a material for making fences, walls, etc., consisting of rods…
Manuka
type of tree located in new zealand
Australia and New Zealand Physical Geography
Monolith
Marsupial
Aboriginal
Eucalyptus
a single standing stone
a type of mammal that carries it's young in a pouch
the first people to live in Australia
a tree only found in Australia and nearby islands that is wel…
Monolith
a single standing stone
Marsupial
a type of mammal that carries it's young in a pouch
Chapter 32: Physical Geography of Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica
Artesian Well
Coral
Atoll
Lagoon
A bored well from which water flows up like a fountain.
Limestone deposits formed from the skeletons of tiny sea crea…
Ring-shaped island formed by coral building up along the rim…
Shallow pool of water at the center of an atoll.
Artesian Well
A bored well from which water flows up like a fountain.
Coral
Limestone deposits formed from the skeletons of tiny sea crea…
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Physical and Cultural Geography of Australia and Antarctica
Artesian Well
Coral
Lagoon
Wattle
Pressurized water underground flows to the surface
The limestone skeletons of tiny sea animals
A shallow pool of clear water
Early settlers used this to build their homes
Artesian Well
Pressurized water underground flows to the surface
Coral
The limestone skeletons of tiny sea animals
Physical geography for Australia, Oceania, and Antartica
How many islands are in Oceania (estim…
What is the largest subregion of Ocean…
What country is known as "the land dow…
What region of Australia is most popul…
20,000
Polynesia
Australia
East
How many islands are in Oceania (estim…
20,000
What is the largest subregion of Ocean…
Polynesia
32 Physical Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica
Great Dividing Range
Western Plateau
Outback
Nullarbor Plain
chain of hills and mountains that stretch across Australia's…
low area of flat land and sparse population in central and We…
sparsely populated plateau that covers two-thirds of the Aust…
virtually treeless land south of the Great Victoria Desert
Great Dividing Range
chain of hills and mountains that stretch across Australia's…
Western Plateau
low area of flat land and sparse population in central and We…
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Australia: Geography
monotreme
platypus
echidna
Aborigines
An egg-laying mammal.
A mammal with a duck bill and webbed feet. It lays eggs.
An egg-laying mammal that resembles a porcupine.
The common term for native Australians.
monotreme
An egg-laying mammal.
platypus
A mammal with a duck bill and webbed feet. It lays eggs.
15 terms
Australia Geography
Victoria
Uluru
Ayer's Rock
New South Wales
Victoria
Uluru
10 terms
Physical Geography of Australia, New Zealand and Oceania
Bush
Sunken Mountains
Atoll
Caldera
A wild or sparsely inhabited region
A high mountain range that has become submerged
A ring-shaped island formed by the buildup of coral reefs on…
A large volcanic crater
Bush
A wild or sparsely inhabited region
Sunken Mountains
A high mountain range that has become submerged
35 terms
Geography of Australia
Australia
Outback
Great Victoria Desert
Great Barrier Reef
the sixth largest country and smallest continent in the world
the large desert region that covers the majority of Australia
dry and unfertile land that stretches from South Australia to…
A 1,250-mile long underwater habitat off the coast of Austral…
Australia
the sixth largest country and smallest continent in the world
Outback
the large desert region that covers the majority of Australia
16 terms
Chapter 24 Australia and New Zealand Physical Geography Quizlet
Outback
monolith
Aboriginal people
coral reef
The most rural and isolated parts of Australia's Central Lowl…
A single standing stone. Uluru is an example.
First humans to live in Australia.
A giant community of marine animals called corals. The Great…
Outback
The most rural and isolated parts of Australia's Central Lowl…
monolith
A single standing stone. Uluru is an example.
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Discovering World Geography Chapter 24 Lesson 1 Australia and New Zealand Physical Geography
Outback
monolith
Aboriginal people
coral reef
The most rural and isolated parts of Australia's Central Lowl…
A single standing stone. Uluru is an example.
First humans to live in Australia.
A giant community of marine animals called corals. The Great…
Outback
The most rural and isolated parts of Australia's Central Lowl…
monolith
A single standing stone. Uluru is an example.
14 terms
Chapter 28: Physical Geography of Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica (Geography)
Outback
Coral Reef
Geysers
High Islands
a vast area of plains and plateaus that is largely flat and dry
a structure formed by the skeletons of small sea animals
springs of water heated by molten rock inside the Earth that,…
mountainous islands in the Pacific Ocean formed by volcanic a…
Outback
a vast area of plains and plateaus that is largely flat and dry
Coral Reef
a structure formed by the skeletons of small sea animals
9 terms
Discovering World Geography Chapter 24 Lesson 1 Australia and New Zealand Physical Geography
Outback
monolith
Aboriginal people
coral reef
The most rural and isolated parts of Australia's Central Lowl…
A single standing stone. Uluru is an example.
First humans to live in Australia.
A giant community of marine animals called corals. The Great…
Outback
The most rural and isolated parts of Australia's Central Lowl…
monolith
A single standing stone. Uluru is an example.
11 terms
Physical Geography of Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica - Must Know Quiz (12%)
tiny shrimp like sea animals that live…
huge, deep crack that forms in thick i…
sturdy small plants that grow like a c…
woven framework made from acacia sapli…
Krill
Crevasse
Lichens
Wattle
tiny shrimp like sea animals that live…
Krill
huge, deep crack that forms in thick i…
Crevasse
Australia's Physical Features
Great Barrier Reef
Coral Sea
Ayers Rock
Great Victoria Desert
Located in the Coral Sea off the northeastern coast of Austra…
Body of water off the northeastern coast of Australia that co…
Large red rock formation located in the center of Australia i…
Large, arid region in southwestern Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Located in the Coral Sea off the northeastern coast of Austra…
Coral Sea
Body of water off the northeastern coast of Australia that co…
16 terms
Australia, Geography
Capital of Australia
capital of western australia
capital of northern territory
capital of queensland
Canberra (it's its own district)
Perth
Darwin
Brisbane
Capital of Australia
Canberra (it's its own district)
capital of western australia
Perth
27 terms
Mr. Smock Ch. 28 Physical Geography of Australia, Oceania, & Antarctica
Oceania
lichens
Darling
Tahiti
huge group of islands in the Pacific Ocean
tiny plants on the rocky coast of Antarctica
a major river of Australia
a high island of Oceania
Oceania
huge group of islands in the Pacific Ocean
lichens
tiny plants on the rocky coast of Antarctica
12 terms
Australia Geography
Western Australia- Perth
Northern Territory- Darwin
Queensland- Brisbane
New South Wales- Sydney
Western Australia- Perth
Northern Territory- Darwin
5 terms
Australia Geography
Ayers Rock
Great Barrier Reef
Coral Sea
Great Victoria Desert
Ayers Rock
Great Barrier Reef
30 terms
Geography Australia Map
indian ocean
perth
western australia
timor sea
ocean
city
province
sea
indian ocean
ocean
perth
city
9 terms
Australia Lesson 1 - Geography
Outback
monolith
Aboriginal
coral reef
The dry, unpopulated inland region of Australia
a single standing stone
a native people
a long, undersea structure formed by the tiny skeletons of co…
Outback
The dry, unpopulated inland region of Australia
monolith
a single standing stone
Australia Geography
Northern Territory
Australian Capital Territory
South Eastern Australia
New South Wales Zones
Contains no Zones or Gis
Within New South Wales, includes a portion of Canberra Distri…
Includes the entire states of New South Wales, Victoria, and…
Big Rivers - Central Ranges - Hunter Valley - Northern Rivers…
Northern Territory
Contains no Zones or Gis
Australian Capital Territory
Within New South Wales, includes a portion of Canberra Distri…
10 terms
Australia geography
Australia
Outback
Great barrier reef
The coral sea
a continent southeast of Asia between the Pacific and Indian…
What is the Australian term for the vast desert areas in the…
a 1,250-mile chain of more than 2,500 reefs and islands along…
The first naval battle in history in which all the fighting w…
Australia
a continent southeast of Asia between the Pacific and Indian…
Outback
What is the Australian term for the vast desert areas in the…
10 terms
Geography Australia
urban rim
Australia
western plateau landforms
nullarbor plain
southeast corner of Australia; from Brisbane to Adelaide; 84%…
driest inhabited continent
covers half the continent; low population/very sparsely popul…
flattest location on earth; UFOs spotted here
urban rim
southeast corner of Australia; from Brisbane to Adelaide; 84%…
Australia
driest inhabited continent
Australia Geography
outback
monolith
Aborigines
aquifer
the largest part of Australia; semi-arid and dry; specificall…
a single large rock sticking out of the earth; examples inclu…
the first inhabitants of Australia; arrived from SE Asia over…
large water deposit under the earth's surface; can be found i…
outback
the largest part of Australia; semi-arid and dry; specificall…
monolith
a single large rock sticking out of the earth; examples inclu…
geography Australia
Artesian wells
coral
atolls
lagoons
wells from which pressurtheized water flows to the surface ,…
limestone skeletons of a ting sea animal
ring shaped islands
`shallow pools of clear water,only rises a few feet above sea…
Artesian wells
wells from which pressurtheized water flows to the surface ,…
coral
limestone skeletons of a ting sea animal
Chapter 24, Lesson 1: Physical Geography Australia & New Zealand
What is the nickname for Australia's l…
What is the world's smallest continent?
What are the three geographic regions…
In the central lowlands, why is part o…
The Land Down Under
Australia (6th largest country)
Western Plateau (rocky & dry)... Central Lowlands (flat and rugg…
survival for human and animals is a challenge (harsh dust sto…
What is the nickname for Australia's l…
The Land Down Under
What is the world's smallest continent?
Australia (6th largest country)
9 terms
Discovering World Geography Chapter 24 Lesson 1 Australia and New Zealand Physical Geography
Outback
monolith
Aboriginal people
coral reef
The most rural and isolated parts of Australia's Central Lowl…
A single standing stone. Uluru is an example.
First humans to live in Australia.
A giant community of marine animals called corals. The Great…
Outback
The most rural and isolated parts of Australia's Central Lowl…
monolith
A single standing stone. Uluru is an example.
Geography Australia
1
2
3
4
Western Australia - Perth
Northern Territory - Darwin
Southern Australia - Adelaide
Queensland - Brisbane
1
Western Australia - Perth
2
Northern Territory - Darwin
60 terms
Australia Geography
Another Term for Aus.
"Southern"
3 Regions of Aus.
Artesian Wells
Land Down Under
Australia Word Meaning
1. Great Dividing Ranges... 2. Central Lowlands... 3. Western Plateau
Wells in which water flows naturally.
Another Term for Aus.
Land Down Under
"Southern"
Australia Word Meaning
Exploring our world chapter 28 Physical Geography of Australia, Oceania, and Antartica
outback
coral reef
geysers
high islands
vast area of plains and plateaus that are flat and dry in Aus…
structure formed by the skeletons of small sea animals
carry steam and heated water
volcanic activity formed this
outback
vast area of plains and plateaus that are flat and dry in Aus…
coral reef
structure formed by the skeletons of small sea animals
9 terms
Geography of australia
Australia
Outback
Great barrier reef
The coral sea
Is a huge desert plains streaching across the country. The dr…
The largest part of australia consits of simi araid or dry la…
It is the worlds largest coral reef. It lies a short distance…
It is important source of coral for the great barrier reef. I…
Australia
Is a huge desert plains streaching across the country. The dr…
Outback
The largest part of australia consits of simi araid or dry la…
Geography of australia
Autocracy
Oligarchy
Democracy
Unitary
one leader controls power; citzens do not participate
Small group controls power; they are the only citzens who par…
People have full and equal right to participate
Centeral goverment has all power
Autocracy
one leader controls power; citzens do not participate
Oligarchy
Small group controls power; they are the only citzens who par…
6 terms
Australia's Physical Features
Great Barrier Reef
Coral Sea
Uluru/Ayers Rock
Great Victoria Desert
Located in the Coral Sea off the northeastern coast of Austra…
Body of water off the northeastern coast of Australia that co…
Large,red rock formation located in the center of Australia i…
Large, arid region in southwestern Australia.
Great Barrier Reef
Located in the Coral Sea off the northeastern coast of Austra…
Coral Sea
Body of water off the northeastern coast of Australia that co…
9 terms
Geography of australia
Australia
Outback
Great barrier reef
The coral sea
It is a huge desert plains streching across the country's mid…
The largest part of australia consists of semi-arid or drylands
Worlds largest coral reef.it lies a short distance off the no…
It is an important source of coral for the great barrier reef…
Australia
It is a huge desert plains streching across the country's mid…
Outback
The largest part of australia consists of semi-arid or drylands
Geography of Australia
Australia
Outback
Western Plateau
Central Lowlands
The sixth largest country and smallest continent in the world…
The large desert region that covers the majority of Australia…
It's a huge, dry area with few trees. The middle of the plate…
It's a flat region. In the south, people grow wheat, but most…
Australia
The sixth largest country and smallest continent in the world…
Outback
The large desert region that covers the majority of Australia…
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