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  Australasia - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Australasia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Australasia is the area that includes Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, and the many smaller islands in the vicinity, most of which are the eastern part of Indonesia.
Australasia is sometimes used as a term for Australia and New Zealand alone, in the absence of another word limited to those two countries.
From a biological point of view, however, Australasia is a distinct region with a common evolutionary history and a great many unique plants and animals, some of them common to the entire area, others specific to particular parts but sharing a common ancestry.
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 Australasia ecozone: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The wallace line is a hypothetical line which separates the zoogeographical regions of asia and australasia....
Malesia is a biogeographical region straddling the boundary of the indomalaya and australasia ecozones....
Australasia is the area that includes australia, new zealand, new guinea, and the many smaller islands in the vicinity, most of which are the eastern part...
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 Australasia Biography @ Encyclopedia.LocalColorArt.com (Local Color Encyclopedia)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Examples include tennis between 1905 and 1913, when Australia and New Zealand combined its best players to compete in the Davis Cup international tournament (and in fact won it in the years 1907, 1908, 1909 and 1911), and at the Olympic Games of 1908 and 1912.
In this context, Australasia is limited to Australia, New Guinea, and neighbouring islands, including the Indonesian islands from Lombok and Sulawesi.
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