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22 terms
Oceania Geography
Wake Island
Marshall Islands
Nauru
Kiribati
Wake Island
Marshall Islands
18 terms
Physical geography of Oceania
Melanesia
Micronesia
Polynesia
High Volcanic Islands (Pacific Islands)
Western Pacific (number 3 in image)
Small Islands At or North of Equator (#7 in image)
Many Islands Eastern Pacific (#1 in Image)
Plentiful Orographic Precipitation Beautiful, steep sided mou…
Melanesia
Western Pacific (number 3 in image)
Micronesia
Small Islands At or North of Equator (#7 in image)
27 terms
Geography- Oceania
Nauru
Natural Resources/ Mining
Climate Change
Kiribati/ Sea Level Rise
An island republic in the Pacific, near the equator, W of the…
Nauru has rich supply of minerals... granted Australian company…
Contributes relatively little atmosphere pollution but receiv…
Island that has a lot of flooding and extensive costal erosion
Nauru
An island republic in the Pacific, near the equator, W of the…
Natural Resources/ Mining
Nauru has rich supply of minerals... granted Australian company…
37 terms
Geography: Oceania
Where is Melanesia?
Where is Micronesia?
Where is Polynesia?
Two types of pacific islands that we f…
The Black Islands... Western Pacific... North East from australia
"Small islands"... At or north of equator
"Many islands"... Eastern pacific... New Zealand and northern
High Volcanic Islands... -orographic precipitation... Low Coral Is…
Where is Melanesia?
The Black Islands... Western Pacific... North East from australia
Where is Micronesia?
"Small islands"... At or north of equator
11 terms
Oceania Geography
What countries are in Oceania?
Biggest port in Oceania?
Most densely populated state in Oceania?
How many islands in Oceania?
Main countries - Australia, New Zealand, Papau New Guinea, 14…
Melbourne, Australia
Nauru
Thousands
What countries are in Oceania?
Main countries - Australia, New Zealand, Papau New Guinea, 14…
Biggest port in Oceania?
Melbourne, Australia
8 terms
Geography Oceania
Australia
New Zealand
Indonesia
Philippines
Canberra
Wellington
Jakarta
Manila
Australia
Canberra
New Zealand
Wellington
11 terms
Oceania Geography
Japan
Taiwan
Philippines
Malaysia
Tokyo
Taipe
Manila
Kuala Lumpur
Japan
Tokyo
Taiwan
Taipe
19 terms
Human geography of Oceania
Agricultural production in Australia
Do uranium and indigenous lands inters…
First phase of prehistoric migration i…
second phase of prehistoric migration…
Concentrated in South Australia and Eastern Highlands... Found i…
YES
from Southeast Asia to Australia, New Guinea about 40,000 ya;…
migration from these areas into the Pacific Islands (such as…
Agricultural production in Australia
Concentrated in South Australia and Eastern Highlands... Found i…
Do uranium and indigenous lands inters…
YES
20 terms
Geography Oceania
Artesian Wells
Coral
Trust Territories
Aborigines
Aboard well from which water flows up like a fountain
Lime stone deposits formed from these skeletons of tiny sea c…
Region placed by united nations under temp political and econ…
an areas original inhabitants
Artesian Wells
Aboard well from which water flows up like a fountain
Coral
Lime stone deposits formed from these skeletons of tiny sea c…
23 terms
Geography- Oceania
Australia Geographic Qualities
New Zealand Geographic Qualities
similarities
differences
-low elevation... -hot and dry climate... -small, unevenly distribu…
-humid and warm climate... -small and peripherally distributed p…
small peripherally distributed populations... -British cultural…
large= Australia vs small= New Zealand ... -dry: Australia vs hu…
Australia Geographic Qualities
-low elevation... -hot and dry climate... -small, unevenly distribu…
New Zealand Geographic Qualities
-humid and warm climate... -small and peripherally distributed p…
27 terms
Oceania Geography
Coral Sea Islands
Australia
New Caledonia
Hawaii
East of Australia and South of Papua New Guinea
West of New Zealand and in the Indian Ocean
East of the coral sea islands and south of Vanuatu.
West of the wake island and in the Pacific Ocean
Coral Sea Islands
East of Australia and South of Papua New Guinea
Australia
West of New Zealand and in the Indian Ocean
21 terms
Geography - Oceania
Phnom Penh
Jakarta
Kuala Lumpur
Yangon
capital of Cambodia
capital of Indonesia
capital of Malasia
capital of Myanmar (also called Burma)
Phnom Penh
capital of Cambodia
Jakarta
capital of Indonesia
59 terms
Geography Oceania
Where is Melanesia?
Where is Micronesia?
Where is Polynesia?
What are the 2 types of Pacific Island…
west pacific
at or north of the equator "small islands"
eastern pacific "many islands"; area of Hawaii and New Zealand
1. High volcanic islands (young and less vegetation)... 2. Low c…
Where is Melanesia?
west pacific
Where is Micronesia?
at or north of the equator "small islands"
13 terms
Challange A Geography Oceania
Palau
Papa New Guinea
Micronesia
Solomon Islands
Melekeok
Port Moresby
Palikir
Honiara
Palau
Melekeok
Papa New Guinea
Port Moresby
17 terms
southeast asia & oceania geography
Burma
Laos
Thailand
Cambodia
Burma
Laos
9 terms
Australia & Oceania Physical Geography
Great Dividing Range
Great Barrier Reef
Great Artesian Basin
Uluru
Great Dividing Range
Great Barrier Reef
15 terms
Oceania (Geography Class Version)
American Samoa
Australia
Fiji
French Polynesia
American Samoa
Australia
25 terms
Australia & Oceania Political Geography
Queensland
Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
Queensland
Northern Territory
28 terms
Geography-Oceania and Australia
the most rural and isolated parts of t…
massive, solid stone such as Ayer's Ro…
The capital of Australia
type of energy produced by extremely h…
Outback
monolith
Sydney
geothermal
the most rural and isolated parts of t…
Outback
massive, solid stone such as Ayer's Ro…
monolith
13 terms
World Geography- Oceania
Great Barrier Reef
ice shelf
Aborigines
Maori
the world's largest coral reef system, composed of roughly 3,…
a layer of ice above a body of water that can sometimes break…
the original inhabitants of Australia
the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand
Great Barrier Reef
the world's largest coral reef system, composed of roughly 3,…
ice shelf
a layer of ice above a body of water that can sometimes break…
12 terms
World Geography-Oceania
Australia
East Timor (Timor Leste)
Fiji
Guam
Australia
East Timor (Timor Leste)
24 terms
Oceania Geography Part 1
coral
culture
archipelago
tributaries
a hard red, white, or pink substance formed from the bones of…
the beliefs, way of life, art, and customs that are shared an…
a group of small islands
a stream or river that flows into a larger river
coral
a hard red, white, or pink substance formed from the bones of…
culture
the beliefs, way of life, art, and customs that are shared an…
34 terms
Asia and Oceania Map: Geography
China
Mongolia
North Korea
South Korea
China
Mongolia
Geography: Oceania and Antarctica- countries
Antarctica
Australia
the Federated States of Micronesia
Fiji
The continent at the bottom of the map
A country that also is a continent. The country takes up the…
An island nation
Another island nation
Antarctica
The continent at the bottom of the map
Australia
A country that also is a continent. The country takes up the…
22 terms
Oceania Geography Part 2
atoll
seismic
migration
aborigines
a coral island in the shape of a ring
relating to or caused by earthquakes
when large numbers of people go to live in another area or co…
someone who belongs to the race of people who have lived in A…
atoll
a coral island in the shape of a ring
seismic
relating to or caused by earthquakes
38 terms
Oceania Geography Facts
archipelago
Oceania
high islands
low islands
set of closely grouped islands, which sometimes formed a carv…
As a group, the Pacific Islands
Pacific islands- created by volcanoes
Pacific islands-made of coral reefs
archipelago
set of closely grouped islands, which sometimes formed a carv…
Oceania
As a group, the Pacific Islands
11 terms
Geography - Oceania - Physical Description
Outback
Uluru/Ayers Rock
coral reef
Great Barrier Reef
interior of Australia; sparsely inhabited region with low pla…
a large rock formation located in the Australian Outback.
is a formation of rock-like material made up of the skeletons…
located off of Australia's northeast coast; the world's large…
Outback
interior of Australia; sparsely inhabited region with low pla…
Uluru/Ayers Rock
a large rock formation located in the Australian Outback.
Oceania physical geography vocab
tectonic plates
marsupials
geysers
fiords
huge, moving slabs of rock that make up the crust of the Earth
animals that carry their young in a body pouch
hot springs
narrow inlets bordered by steep slopes
tectonic plates
huge, moving slabs of rock that make up the crust of the Earth
marsupials
animals that carry their young in a body pouch
23 terms
Geography Exam 2--Oceania
Australia
New Zealand
Papua New Guinea
New South Wales
Australia
New Zealand
22 terms
World Geography & Oceania Notes
another term for the Australian contin…
world's largest continent
continent holding most of the Middle E…
world's largest ocean
Oceania
Asia
Asia
Pacific
another term for the Australian contin…
Oceania
world's largest continent
Asia
42 terms
oceania geography quiz
papua new guinea
soloman islands
new zealand
fiji
papua new guinea
soloman islands
22 terms
WORLD GEOGRAPHY & OCEANIA
Oceania
Asia
Asia
Russia
another name for Australian continent
World's largest continent
Continent holding most of the Middle East
Largest Eurasian country
Oceania
another name for Australian continent
Asia
World's largest continent
14 terms
Political Geography Oceania
Australia
Fiji
Kiribati
Marshall Islands
Canberra
Suva
South Tarawa
Majuro
Australia
Canberra
Fiji
Suva
28 terms
Geography-Austrailia-Oceania-Antarctica
Great Dividing Range
Western Plateau
Nullarbor Plain
Murray and Darling Rivers
Chain of hills and Mountains on Austrailias Eastern Coast
a low area of flat land in central and western Australia, cov…
meaning no trees, dry, treeless with giant cliffstower about…
supplies water that support irrigated farming
Great Dividing Range
Chain of hills and Mountains on Austrailias Eastern Coast
Western Plateau
a low area of flat land in central and western Australia, cov…
37 terms
Geography CH 11: Oceania
melanesia
micronesia
polynesia
antarctic treaty
the region of the western Pacific that includes the westerly…
the region of islands states in the South Pacific that includ…
central and southern Pacific islands that include the indepen…
Since 1961, this agreement governs international relations on…
melanesia
the region of the western Pacific that includes the westerly…
micronesia
the region of islands states in the South Pacific that includ…
9 terms
Physical Geography of Oceania
3 Island Groups
Melanesia
Micronesia
Polynesia
Melanesia, Micronesia, & Polynesia
group of large islands NE of Australia
thousands of scattered islands in C & W Pacific
thousands of scattered islands between Hawaii and NZ
3 Island Groups
Melanesia, Micronesia, & Polynesia
Melanesia
group of large islands NE of Australia
16 terms
Geography Australia and Oceania
What continent is Oceania on?
Beside Australia Oceania consists of t…
The 3 major groups of the Pacific Isla…
What is the smallest continent, but is…
Australia
New Zealand and Papua New Guinea
Melaesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia
Australia
What continent is Oceania on?
Australia
Beside Australia Oceania consists of t…
New Zealand and Papua New Guinea
34 terms
Asia and Oceania Map: Geography
Beijing, China
Ulan Bator, Mongolia
P'yongyang, North Korea
Seoul, South Korea
Beijing, China
Ulan Bator, Mongolia
9 terms
Geography Final (Oceania)
Micronesia
Melanesia
Polynesia
Kelp-krill-algin
Low islands (made from coral reefs)... Means small... Islands inclu…
Mostly high volcanic islands... Means dark... Little mineral wealth…
Means many... High and low islands... Islands include- Hawaii, Wake…
Algin- shell of shrimp used for beer, ice cream, water soften…
Micronesia
Low islands (made from coral reefs)... Means small... Islands inclu…
Melanesia
Mostly high volcanic islands... Means dark... Little mineral wealth…
20 terms
Oceania and Antarctica Geography Test
Biome
Ice shelf
Greenhouse Effect
Upper Mantle
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
a massive extension of glacial ice over the sea, often protru…
Natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
Layer of the earth below the Earth's crust
Biome
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
Ice shelf
a massive extension of glacial ice over the sea, often protru…
9 terms
Australian geography - oceania - freshman
Indonesia
new guinea
solomon islands
vanuatu
...
...
...
...
Indonesia
...
new guinea
...
11 terms
GEOGRAPHY Oceania Capitals
American Somoa
Australia
Fiji
Guam
Pago Pago
Canberra
Suva
Hagatna
American Somoa
Pago Pago
Australia
Canberra
26 terms
World Geography #8 "Oceania"
Oceania (The Pacific World)
Subregions of Oceania
Antarctica
Pacific Island Regions
- region covers 1/3 of the earth's surface... - dominated by th…
- Australia... - New Zealand... - Islands of the Mid-Pacific
- no permanent human inhabitants... - site of important scienti…
1. Melanesia - "black islands" ... 2. Micronesia - "tiny islands…
Oceania (The Pacific World)
- region covers 1/3 of the earth's surface... - dominated by th…
Subregions of Oceania
- Australia... - New Zealand... - Islands of the Mid-Pacific
28 terms
Geography - Oceania - Overview & Japan
Oceania
50,000
Ring of Fire, subduction
Pacific Plate, mantle plum
A UN term given to the series of archipelagos in the Pacific…
Oceania is composed of over _____ (#) islands
The perimeter islands of Oceania form the _____ __ ____ and a…
The interior islands are on the _____ _____ and are formed fr…
Oceania
A UN term given to the series of archipelagos in the Pacific…
50,000
Oceania is composed of over _____ (#) islands
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Geography - Oceania - Pacific Islands
Oceania
50,000
Ring of Fire, subduction
Pacific Plate, mantle plum
A UN term given to the series of archipelagos in the Pacific…
Oceania is composed of over _____ (#) islands
The perimeter islands of Oceania form the _____ __ ____ and a…
The interior islands are on the _____ _____ and are formed fr…
Oceania
A UN term given to the series of archipelagos in the Pacific…
50,000
Oceania is composed of over _____ (#) islands
71 terms
World Geography Oceania & Australia
Aborigines
Nomadic
Boomerang
Maoris
Natives of australia
Moved from place to place
Used for hunting
Earliest inhabitants of New Zealand
Aborigines
Natives of australia
Nomadic
Moved from place to place
35 terms
Geography Oceania/Antartica
Give the order in which the three nati…
What happened regarding the OK Tedi Mi…
How many feet would the oceans rise if…
Which continent is now the major desti…
Aborigines, Melanesians, and Austronesians.
Lots of untreated mining waste was dumped in the OK Tedi.
200 feet
Asia
Give the order in which the three nati…
Aborigines, Melanesians, and Austronesians.
What happened regarding the OK Tedi Mi…
Lots of untreated mining waste was dumped in the OK Tedi.
17 terms
World of Geography Lesson 31 Oceania
Micronesia
Polynesia
Melanesia
Name Islands of Oceania
Oceania island chain meaning small islands
Oceania island chain meaning many islands
Oceania island chain meaning black people islands
New Zealand, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Papua New Guinea
Micronesia
Oceania island chain meaning small islands
Polynesia
Oceania island chain meaning many islands
10 terms
World Geography: Australia and Oceania
Indonesia
Papua New Guinea
Solomon Islands
Vanuatu
Jakarta
Port Moresby
Honiara
Port Vila
Indonesia
Jakarta
Papua New Guinea
Port Moresby
18 terms
Geography Oceania Test
Atolls
Most Countries in Oceania are _____
archipelago
Melenesia
small islands of collected sand or surfaced ocean floor
archipelagos
collection of islands
refers to a geographical region that has no relevant linguist…
Atolls
small islands of collected sand or surfaced ocean floor
Most Countries in Oceania are _____
archipelagos
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