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UNIT 10 OVERVIEW The Pacific World CHAPTERS 31-32; Pages 700-747. The Unit 10 region consists of. Australia,. New Zealand,. Papua New Guinea. and many islands. Another view of the Unit 10 region. Religion: The #1 religion in this region is. Christianity.

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UNIT 10 OVERVIEW

The Pacific World

CHAPTERS 31-32; Pages 700-747


The Unit 10 region consists of

Australia,

New Zealand,

Papua New Guinea

and many islands.



Religion: The #1 religion in this region is

Christianity

With tribal religions on some of the islands.



The Mariana Trench is 11,033 meters (36,201 feet), (6033.5) fathoms deep.

The pressure at the deepest part of the Mariana Trench is over 8 tons per square inch.

The Mariana Trench is 2,542 km (1,580 miles) long and 69 km (43 miles) wide.

 Geographic features of the region:

Mariana Trench


 Geographic features of the region: fathoms deep.

the Outback


 Geographic features of the region: fathoms deep.

Great Barrier Reef


 Geographic features of the region: fathoms deep.

International Date Line


Native (indigenous) peoples of the region: fathoms deep.

Natives of Australia:

Aborigines


Native (indigenous) peoples of the region: fathoms deep.

Natives of New Zealand: (pronounced Mauw--ree)

Maori


A look at major regions: Australia fathoms deep.

Australia is about same size as the

continental United States.


A look at major regions: Australia fathoms deep.

Australia is another colony (that’s why similar accent).

British

It was used as a colony by the British Empire.

penal

Penal means..…

prison

Beginning in 1788 the British Empire sent over 160,000 convicts to Australia


A look at major regions: Australia fathoms deep.

Australia is the home to unique, diverse wildlife that exist nowhere else in the world. This happened because of its isolation from the other continents.

Australia has lots very unusual animals. About 95 % of the mammals, 70 % of the birds, 88 % of the reptiles and 94% of the frogs are found nowhere else in the world:

Koala

Kangaroo

Wallaby


A look at major regions: Australia fathoms deep.

Kookaburra

emus

wombats

Tasmanian Devil

Duckbill Platypus

cassowary

bilby


A look at major regions: Australia fathoms deep.

Famous Australians:

Crocodile Dundee

(Paul Hogan)

Nicole Kidman

Elle McPherson

Steve Irwin

(Crocodile Hunter)

the Wiggles

Mel Gibson


A look at major regions: New Zealand fathoms deep.:

Even though it is closely tied with Australia, it is around miles away.

1,000


A look at major regions: New Zealand fathoms deep.:

Site of Hercules w/ Kevin Sorbo & Lord of the Rings movies


A look at major regions: Pacific World fathoms deep.

The Pacific World (which is also known as Oceania) has many

archipelagos,

which means: group of islands usually connected together politically.

Altogether there are around

20,000-30,000 islands in the Pacific World.

The Pacific World is also the site of the movie “Castaway” with Tom Hanks.


A look at major regions: Pacific World fathoms deep.

Know the three major island groupings:

Melanesia:

Which is associated with “darker skinned peoples” (root words)

Micronesia:

Which means “small” islands

Polynesia:

which means “many” islands.


A look at major regions: Pacific World fathoms deep.

Papua New Guinea is included in the Pacific World although the other half of the island is included in Southeast Asia (it is one of the sections of Indonesia).

Borneo

Marisa McHenry (missionary there)

Here are what the people look like in Papua New Guinea


A look at major regions: Pacific World fathoms deep.

The Pacific World is known for its popular islands and favorite vacation spots, some you might have heard of before:

Fiji


A look at major regions: Pacific World fathoms deep.

The Pacific World is known for its popular islands and favorite vacation spots, some you might have heard of before:

Samoa


A look at major regions: Pacific World fathoms deep.

The Pacific World is known for its popular islands and favorite vacation spots, some you might have heard of before:

Tahiti


A look at major regions: Pacific World fathoms deep.

The Pacific World is also the home of Pitcairn Island. Its significance:

It is the island where the mutineers of the ship “Bounty” landed in 1790. Many descendants from Pitcairn are from the islanders and these sailors.


A look at major regions: Pacific World fathoms deep.

The Pacific World is the area of aggression during World War II.

Japan’s

Along with Hawaii (Pearl Harbor), which is an island chain in the Pacific, these are famous World War II Pacific battles:

Iwo Jima,

Midway,

Guadalcanal,

Solomon Islands,

Marshall Islands


A look at major regions: Pacific World fathoms deep.

The Pacific World is the area of where Mr. Young’s father served in during World War II.

Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the site of the Japanese attack

Don Young and navy buddy around 1943

Don Young around 1943


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