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  1. Discovering Australia Б2108а-2

  2. Australia is the biggest island and the smallest continent in the world, the lowest continent, the driest inhabited continent on Earth.

  3. The name Australia comes from the Latin Australis which means “Southern”.Legends of "Terra Australis Incognita" an "unknown land of the south" date back to Roman times.

  4. There are a lot of magnificent sights in Australia.

  5. The Sydney Harbour Bridge, the most famous Australian place, was opened in 1932 and is the widest steel arch bridge in the world.

  6. The Sydney Opera House is one of the greatest buildings in the world. It was opened in 1973 by Queen Elizabeth II.

  7. In Australia there are many interesting places for tourists to visit.

  8. The big banana - Sometimes claimed to be the first 'Big Thing' in Australia. The Big Bananais the tourist complex which includes a banana-themed souvenir shop and tours of the surrounding plantation.

  9. The Golden Gumboot is located in Tully, Queensland since 1970.This town was the winner of a competition between the Far North Queensland towns for the wettest town of Australia.

  10. The Big Golden Guitar - Modelled on the Golden Guitar trophies given to winners at the Country Music Awards of Australia ceremony night during the Tamworth Country Music Festival — in Tamworth, New South Wales.

  11. The Big Lobster - Known locally as "Larry" was designed and builtas a means of attracting attention to the visitor centre and restaurant at which it is located.

  12. Also Australia excites tourists with the range of nature.

  13. There are a lot of special kinds of animals and birds in the continent.

  14. Koala

  15. The Dingo dog

  16. Platypus

  17. Kiwi bird

  18. Kangaroo

  19. Australia is also famous with its wonderful beaches and places to relax.

  20. It`s known that Australia is the place of birth for many talented and famous actors and actresses… Nicole Kidman

  21. Hugh Jackman

  22. Health Ledger

  23. Naomi Watts

  24. …and musicians.

  25. So, as you can see, Australia is an amazing country.And there is nothing like Australia…