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    • Australia
    • Movement
      Roads
      Public transportation
      Busses
      Trams
      Trains
      Airplanes
      Ships and boats
      Some underground railroads
      Minimum inland waterways
    • Region
      Australia is an island surrounded by water.
      Indian Ocean
      Arafura Sea
      Gulf of Carpentaria
      Coral Sea
      Indian Ocean
    • Human-Environment Interaction
      Main industries
      Mining
      Industrial and transportation equipment
      Food processing
      Steel
      Gold
      Wool
      Tourism
    • Location
      12° 28' S   
      130° 51' E
      • Southern hemisphere
      • East of Africa
      • South of Asia
      • West of South America
      27° 28' S
      153° 2' E
      31° 57' S   
      115° 51' E
    • Place
      Primary language: English
      Main religion: Christianity
      Population: 21,007,310 as of July 2008
      GDP: $773 billion as of 2007
    • History
      Human habitation of Australia began about 42,000 years ago
      Aborigines
      In 1770, James Cook sailed around and mapped the east coast of Australia
      Named New South Wales and claimed for Great Britain.
      Great Britain used New South Wales as a place to banish prisoners
    • Food
      Seafood
      Local Fruits
      Beef and Lamb
      World Class Cheeses
      Bush Tucker
      Game meats (wallaby, kangaroo, crocodile)
      Native seeds, nuts, fruits
      Local insects
    • Interesting Facts
      Capital: Canberra
      Flag:
      Only country that is a continent
      Driest inhabited continent on Earth
      7th largest country
      There are more than 150 million sheep in Australia, and only some 20 million people
    • G’day Mate
      Local Lingo
      Bathers--swimsuit
      Billabong—watering hole
      Bloke—man
      Bush—land outside the city
      Chrissie--Christmas
      Daks—underwear
      Icy Pole—popsicle
      Lift—elevator
      Mackers—McDonald’s
      Mate—friend
      • Mozzie--mosquito
      • Nong—idiot
      • Ooroo—goodbye
      • Petrol—gasoline
      • Sanger—sandwich
      • Stickybeak—nosy person
      • Tucker—food
      • Tuckshop—cafeteria
      • Yobbo—redneck
    • Famous Australians