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Australia and new zealand

Australia and New Zealand


Australia physical geography

Australia Physical Geography

  • Surrounded by water

  • Uluru-Large rock formation


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Australia Physical Geography

  • Fact: The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest reef system

  • Fact: Thirty species of whales, dolphins, and porpoises have been recorded in the Great Barrier Reef

  • Fact: Six species of sea turtles come to the reef to breed

  • Fact: 215 species of birds (including 22 species of seabirds and 32 species of shorebirds) visit the reef or nest or roost on the islands

  • Fact: Seventeen species of sea snake live on the Great Barrier Reef

  • Fact: More than 1,500 fish species live on the reef

  • Great Barrier Reef- Off of Australia’s northeast coast, world’s largest coral reef


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Australia Physical Geography

  • Resources: Coal, natural gas, oil, bauxite, and lead


Australian history

Australian History

  • Aborigines settled Australia 40,000 years ago


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Australian History

  • Captain Cook landed in Australia in 1770 and claimed for British

  • Many Aborigines died of European diseases


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Australian History

  • Became independent in 1931


Australia today

Australia Today

  • British monarch is head of state

  • Parliamentary Democracy


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Australia Today

  • Agriculture important


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Australia Today

  • Diverse population

  • Sydney and Melbourne large cities

  • 90% urban


New zealand physical geography

New Zealand Physical Geography

  • North Island-Hills, volcanoes, geysers, and hot springs.


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New Zealand Physical Geography

  • South Island-Southern Alps, thick forests, deep lakes, and glaciers


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New Zealand Physical Geography

  • Resources: wool, timber, and gold


History of new zealand

History of New Zealand

  • Maori settled 1,200 years ago


History of new zealand1

History of New Zealand

  • Captain Cook landed in New Zealand in 1769 and claimed for British

  • British and Maori fought over land


History of new zealand2

History of New Zealand

  • Became independent in 1931


New zealand today

New Zealand Today

  • British monarch is head of state

  • Parliamentary Democracy


New zealand today1

New Zealand Today

  • Agriculture important


New zealand today2

New Zealand Today

  • Diverse population

  • Most live on North Island

  • 90% urban


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