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wattle

A roof or fence make by weaving acacia trees

2

jumpbuck

Sheep

3

lignite

Brown coal with high moisture content

4

artesian well

Water comes up by itself

5

station

An Australian ranch

6

aquifer

Underground steams

7

outback

The sparsely populated areas beyond the coastal cities of Australia.

8

Aborigine

The first inhabitants of Australia

9

Captain James Cook

Discovered Australia

10

Maori

The first inhabitants of new Zealand

11

Name the 3 major geographic features of Australia

Coast dessert plains

12

What was the First Fleet?

The first group of convicts sent out from England

13

List 3 features of the outback

Brushy dry and flat

14

Where did the first European settlers land in Australia?

Sidney

15

Why do not Australians live on the east coast?

The climate

16

What is happening to the Great Barrier Reef?

It is shrinking

17

What is the only island state in Australia?

Tasmania

18

List six ways that Australia is an unusual continent

The only continent with one flag,

19

Why do so few people live on the western plateau?

It is hot and arid.

20

What are the two main industries in the outback?

Mining and herding

21

Terms

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Explain the Significance?

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Chapter Review

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23

Who were the first people to live in New Zealand?

The Maori

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SQ answer highlighted questions here

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What are the two main geographic regions of South Island?

The southern alps and the Canterbury plains.