1º ESO - Social Sciences Project - AUSTRALIA
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A Social Sciences Project consisting on a PowerPoint presentation showing the geography of Australia.

A Social Sciences Project consisting on a PowerPoint presentation showing the geography of Australia.
Authors: María B. and Esperanza A.

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  • 1. PRESENTATION OF AUSTRALIA
  • 2. WHERE IS AUSTRALIA?
    • AUSTRALIA IS located to the southern hemisphere including the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands in the Southern Pacific and Indian Oceans.
  • 3. MAPS OF AUSTRALIA. Relief Map of Australia: Landforms Satellite image of Australia
  • 4. MAPS OF AUSTRALIA
  • 5. PHOTOS OF A USTRALIA
  • 6. DIFFERENT LANDSFORMS OF AUSTRALIA
  • 7. AYERS ROCK (ULURU)
    • It is considered the largest solitary rock on the planet.
    • Its surface is made of red sandstone.
    • It is a holy place and called Uluru by the aboriginal peoples.
    • It is 348 metres high.
  • 8.
    • The Bluff Knoll
    • It is a peak in the Stirling Range in the south-west of Western Australia.
    • It is 1,099 metres above sea level.
    • It is one of only a few places to have regular snowfalls in Western Australia, with some snow reported in most years.
  • 9. Great Barrier Reef
    • It is the world’s largest coral reef.
    • The reef is located in the Coral Sea, next to the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia.
    • The Great Barrier Reef can be seen from outer space and is the world's biggest single structure made by living organisms.
  • 10. BODIES OF WATER: AUSTRALIA.
    • The Murray River is Australia's longest river.
    • The source of the Murray is in the Australian Alps .
    • It flows trough the western side of Australia's highest mountains and meanders across Australia's plains.
    • Finally, it turns south for its final 500 kilometres.
    • It reaches the ocean at Lake Alexandrina.
    Map of the low course of the Murray River
  • 11.
    • Lake Eyre is the lowest point in Australia, at approximately 15 m below sea level.
    • On the exceptional circumstances, when it rains and the lake has water, it is the largest lake of Australia.
    BODIES OF WATER: AUSTRALIA
  • 12. BODIES OF WATER: AUSTRALIA.
    • LAKE ALBERT :
    • It is a fresh water lake near the mouth of the Murray river.
    • Its water comes from Lake Alexandrina.
    • It is separate on the South by the Narrung Peninsula.
    • The Lake Albert is much more salty than the Lake Alexandrina. LOCALIZATION: South Australia.
  • 13. PHOTOS THE BODIES OF WATER.
  • 14. THE CLIMATE IN AUSTRALIA
    • The climate of Australia varies, but the largest part of the Australia is desert or semi-arid
    • 40 % of the landmass is covered by sand dunes .
    • Only the south-east and south-west corners have a temperate climate.
    Australia Climate Map.png
  • 15. THE CHANGING TEMPERATURE OF AUSTRALIA
  • 16. AND BEUTIFUL LANDSCAPES PICTURES FROM AUSTRALIA.
  • 17. FOOD AND CURIOSITIES.
  • 18. CANDY RECIPES.
    • ANZAC BISCUIT: 1cup flour, 1 cup rolled oats,3/4 sugar fina,125 grams of butter, 1tbsp liquid caramel,1/2 of baking and two of boiling water liquid.
  • 19. ROCKS AND MINERALS THE AUSTRALIA.
  • 20. ROCKS AND MINERALS IN AUSTRALIA.
    • CROCOITE (DESCRIPTION ): this is a spectacular gorgeous large crocoite specimen from the famous red land mine in Tasmania.
    • USED FOR: chemical analyses of the environment to measure the demand of oxygen.
    Crocoite from the Dundas extended mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia
  • 21. ROCKS AND MINERAL.
    • MANGANO CALCITE (DESCRIPTION ): it is a chemical variety of the calcite that possesses small contents of magnesium and forms a series together with rodrocosita .
    • USED FOR: it can be used in the metallurgic industries and chemical activities
  • 22. ANIMALS OF THE AUSTRALIA (PHOTOS).
  • 23. PLANTS OF THE AUSTRALIA.
  • 24. PERFORMED BY:
    • MARIA BENJUMEA MOLINA
    • AND
    • ESPERANZA ARMESTO RODRIGUEZ
    • BYE :) XD