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Australia

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Australia ôstrālˈyə , smallest continent, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. With the island state of Tasmania to the south, the continent makes up the ...

Central Australia

(Encyclopedia)Central Australia: see Northern Territory, Australia. ...

North Australia

(Encyclopedia)North Australia: see Northern Territory, Australia. ...

South Australia

(Encyclopedia)South Australia, state (2016 pop. 1,676,653), 380,070 sq mi (984,381 sq km), S central Australia. It is bounded on the S by the Indian Ocean. Kangaroo Island and many smaller islands off the south coa...

Western Australia

(Encyclopedia)Western Australia, state (2016 pop. 2,474,410), 975,920 sq mi (2,527,633 sq km), Australia, comprising the entire western part of the continent. It is bounded on the N, W, and S by the Indian Ocean. P...

Bathurst Island, Australia

(Encyclopedia)Bathurst Island, c.1,000 sq mi (2,590 sq km), Northern Territory, N Australia, near Melville Island, between the Timor and Arafura seas. The island is a reservation owned by the Tiwi people. ...

Albany, town, Australia

(Encyclopedia)Albany ălˈbənē [key], town, Western Australia, SW Australia. It is a port on Princess Royal Harbour of King George Sound. The town has woolen mills and fish canneries....

Blue Mountains, Australia

(Encyclopedia)Blue Mountains, region of New South Wales, SE Australia. Located W of Sydney, this elevation is actually a plateau forming part of the Great Dividing Range. ...

Adelaide, city, Australia

(Encyclopedia)Adelaide, city (2020 pop. 26,177, Greater Adelaide 2020 pop. 1,376,601,), capital and chief port of South Australia, S Australia, at the mouth of the Torrens River on Gulf St. Vincent. It ...

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