Australia - Geography and Geology
Australia is the only continent that is also a country. Geologically, it is a diverse and fascinating land. Learn all about Australias geography and geology through the following links:
Fabulous Facts about Australia: Did you know that Australia is the smallest, flattest and lowest continent?
Australia through time: This is a table of what was happening in Australia from the 'Archaean' to the 'Cainozoic' periods.
Australian Landforms: Learn more about Uluru, Australias monolithic icon, its longest rivers, highest mountains, and more.
Themed Maps for Your Project on Australia: If you need a map, this is definitely the place to start looking.
Source: Geoscience Australia, Government of Australia
Learn more about gold, silver, copper, iron, and mineral sands in Australia. This has some pretty cool information. You can even figure out your weight in gold!
Source: Minerals Council of Australia
Geology of Sydney Harbor
Sydney Harbour is made up of mostly sandstone and shale formed during the Triassic period (about 220 million years ago). Learn more about the geology of this famous Australian location.
Source: Australian Museum Online
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