Geography of Australia

Geography of Australia

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The northernmost point of the country is 10 ° 41 south latitude (Cape York, Queensland), the southernmost point is 43 ° 38 south latitude (Southwest Cape, Tasmania Island). The distance between them is 3680 km. The southernmost point on the mainland is 39°08 S (South Point, Victoria). From it to Cape York - 3180 km. The westernmost point is 113°09 E (Steep Point, Western Australia), the easternmost is 153°38 E (Cape Byron, New South Wales). The distance between them is approx. 4000 km. From the north, Australia is washed by the shallow Timor and Arafura seas, in the west and south by the Indian Ocean. To the east of the continent are the shallow Coral and Tasman Seas. The length of the mostly slightly indented coastline (including the island of…
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Australia Geography

Australia Geography

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Australia is a state on the continent of the same name. The outer areas under his administration are Norfolk Island and Christmas Island, Macquarie Islands, Cocos Islands and many more. With a total area of ​​around 7.7 million square kilometers, Australia is also the sixth largest country in the world, the smallest continent and around 21 times larger than Germany. The national nature of Australia is mostly flat. Only in the outskirts of the coastal regions are there larger elevations, including the MacDonnell Ranges in the center with 1,510 meters and the Musgrave Rangesat 1,513 meters are the exceptions. Based on its surface shape, Australia can be divided into three large geographic landscapes: the East Australian Highlands, the Central Australian Lowlands and the West Australian Tableland. The East Australian Highlands…
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Oceania for Backpacking Beginners

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Australia the all-rounder - from the outback to large metropolises The smallest continent in the world is made for backpackers and this is exactly why you will definitely meet a lot of backpackers there. In general, Australia is similar to Austria in terms of culture, so there should be no culture shock. Australia is a very good choice for your first trip, the people there are extremely friendly and helpful. Although it is the smallest continent on earth, there is so much to see and discover. Most of you are probably familiar with the cosmopolitan cities of Sydney and Melbourne . You should also pay a visit to the many national parks, these can usually be visited free of charge. Wherever there are national parks, there are often wild animals. 90% of all Australian animals you see here are nowhere else in the…
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Climate in Southern Australia

Climate in Southern Australia

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South Australia (Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Nullarbor Plain) The climate in the state of South Australia can be divided into two zones. On the one hand the climate around Adelaide and Kangaroo Island, on the other hand the coastal area around the desert area Nullarbor Plain. The weather in the area around Adelaide and Kangaroo Island is Mediterranean. In summer you can also look forward to dry days without much rainfall. The average summer temperature in Adelaide is 27 ° C, during this time there are an average of four rainy days. The water temperature is refreshing at 19 degrees. The best time to travel to Adelaide is therefore in the months of October to April. But Adelaide is also worth a trip in autumn and winter. At this time the…
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Samoa As a Tourist Country

Samoa As a Tourist Country

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Samoa is a scenic archipelago state where you can spend both beach and nature holidays. The terrain shaped by volcanic eruptions offers a lot to see. According to countryaah, Samoa is an archipelago state in the Pacific Ocean, consisting of two main islands, Upolu and Savai, as well as numerous smaller islands. Together with American Samoa, Samoa forms the Samoan archipelago, which in turn belongs to the Polynesian archipelago. The volcanoes of Samoa are asleep The islands of Samoa are volcanic, and in the middle of both Main Islands rises a sleeping volcano. Tourism is a growing industry in Samoa and the archipelago is especially known for its tropical climate, lush nature and fine beaches. The capital Apia with its airports is located on the island of Upolu, and the…
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