Australia

Relative Location- Located directly to the south of Papua New Guinea, Australia is geographically positioned in both the southern and eastern hemispheres. Australia is completely surrounded by the Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and a series of bays, gulfs, seas and straits. Absolute Location- 25.2744° S, 133.7751° E

Sydney is the Capital of New South Wales, and one of the largest cities in Australia. Most well known for its harborfront Sydney Opera House.

Sydney Opera House

Uluru or Ayers Rock is a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of Northern Territory's arid "Red Centre".

Ayers Rock

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest living thing on earth located off the coast of Queensland in northeastern Australia, being able to be seen from outer space, measuring up to 2,300km long.

Great Barrier Reef

The climate of Australia can vary due to its large geographical size. The largest part of Australia is desert or semi-arid. The south-east and south-west corners have a temperate climate and moderately fertile soil. The northern part of the country has a tropical climate, varied between tropical rainforests, grasslands, part desert.

Acacia is a large genus of shrubs, lianas and trees in the subfamily Mimosoideae of the pea family Fabaceae. Acacia ants get sap from the acacia tree and also keeps away some animals from the tree. Other animals that benefit from this tree include birds, insects, and mammals like giraffe, leopard, and baboon.

Acacia Tree

Eucalyptus trees are a diverse genus of flowering trees and shrubs in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. Different types of animals can benefit from the eucalyptus tree, pollinators like birds and insects, koalas get food and protection. Other animals that eat eucalyptus include the greater glider and the common wombat.

Koala Bear in a Eucalyptus Tree

The koala is an arboreal herbivorous marsupial native to Australia. It is the only extant representative of the family Phascolarctidae and its closest living relatives are the wombats.

The Tasmanian devil is a carnivorous marsupial of the family Dasyuridae, now found in the wild only on the Australian island state of Tasmania, including tiny east-coast Maria Island where there is a conservation project with disease-free animals.

The red kangaroo is the largest of all kangaroos, the largest terrestrial mammal native to Australia, and the largest extant marsupial.

The dingo is a wild dog found in Australia. Its exact ancestry is debated, but dingoes are generally believed to be descended from semi-domesticated dogs from East or South Asia, which returned to a wild lifestyle when introduced into Australia.

Australia's population is approximately 24 million people.

Australia's population pyramid

The economy of Australia is one of the largest mixed market economies in the world. The Australian economy is dominated by its service sector, comprising 68% of GDP.

The culture of Australia is mainly western derived from Britain, but also influenced by the unique geography of the Australian continent. A 2011 study showed that there was religion such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judiasm, and more

Positive ways that people interact with the environment in Australia is they walk and carpool, and they keep it clean there isn't much garbage lying around.

Negative ways that people interact with the environment in Australia is by building houses, hotels, etc. They also take natural resources, this is making it harder for the animals there to live.

Australia has many forms of transportation including public bus, commuter train, taxis, ports and harbours, and airports

For communication they have cellphones, internet, newspaper. They have the same modern form of communication that we do.

Sydney is in New South Wales region of southeastern region of Australia

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