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  List of islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of islands of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean
List of islands in the Sea of Crete
List of islands in the Sea of Marmara
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_islands   (141 words)

Australia's economy is rising at good levels, with growth expected in the 10-14% range for the five year cycle.
Australia updated the orbital defense forces it operates on behalf of the Capetown Commision, and continued its management of the Taio fund, the international ecological development fund that has been concentrating on Venezuela lately.
Australia is a raw materials exporter with a modern economy, and the combination has led it to great wealth over the past few decades.
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 List of islands of Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Australia has thousands of islands within its territory and several external territories.
This is a list of selected Australian islands grouped by state or territory.
Tasmania is a large island state off the south coast of the island continent of Australia
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_islands_of_Australia   (77 words)

 Macquarie_Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
The island was claimed by Britain and annexed to the colony of New South Wales in 1810.
The island was transferred to Tasmania in 1890 and leased to Joseph Hatch in 1902.
In 1933, the island was declared a wildlife sanctuary and was eventually transferred to Australia under the administration of Australian Antarctic Territory in 1947.
www.apawn.com /search.php?title=Macquarie_Island   (296 words)

 Pacific Islands, Colonial Australia and New Zealand
In the Bay of Islands area, on land that was received in trade for axes, the mission built a church and a mission school.
The French were less successful in the islands of New Caledonia (in Melanesia, between Australia and the Fiji Islands) where Catholic missionaries arrived in 1843 and father Pierre Chanel was killed and eaten, and because of his martyrdom he became Oceania's first saint.
This was followed in 1857 by the annexation of Jarvis Island, 40 kilometers south of the equator and south of Hawaii, Baker Island about 1,900 kilometers to the west, a little east of the Gilbert Islands (Kiribati) and on the equator, and, in 1858, Howland Island, about 70 kilometers north of Baker Island.
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 World Cup 2006: Australia
Australia hadn't qualified for the World Cup since 1974 so getting to Germany 2006 was a great relief, but they had to do it the hard way.
Australia’s manager, Guus Hiddink had performed more of his magic having taken South Korea to the semi-finals in 2002 and Holland to the semi-finals in 1998.
Australia are ranked 49th in the world but are capable of a upset - many will remember, for example, when they beat England 3-1.
www.biogs.com /australia/index.html   (379 words)

 Australian Animal Printouts - EnchantedLearning.com
The Duck-billed Platypus is a primitive mammal from Australia.
The echidna is a primitive, egg-laying mammal from Australia and New Guinea.
The Quoll is a cat-sized carnivorous marsupial from Tasmania and mainland Australia.
www.enchantedlearning.com /coloring/Australia.shtml   (594 words)

 Travel Advice for Cook Islands - Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
The European Union has published a list of airlines that are subject to operating bans or restrictions within the Union.
Hospital and medical facilities in the Cook Islands are limited, particularly in outer islands, and evacuation may be required in serious cases.
In Australia, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra may be contacted on (02) 6261 3305.
www.smartraveller.gov.au /zw-cgi/view/Advice/Cook_Islands   (1620 words)

 Australia cruises | small ship cruises | holiday cruises australia
Australia is a popular destination for small ship cruises as it encompasses such large areas of untamed country, the vast Great Barrier Reef teeming with marine life and an incredible array of wildlife found no where else on Earth...
Australia’s most popular regions for small ship cruises are on its east coast, across the top (Cairns to Darwin) and the Kimberley coast of Western Australia...
Because Australia is in the Southern Hemisphere, the seasons in Australia are opposite the Northern hemisphere seasons… Summer arrives in December and ends in March, and its around this time you’ll find a number of small ship cruises operate.
www.holidaysallover.com.au /boating/extended_cruising/index.html   (671 words)

 Pacific Islands
However, it should be noted that the inhabitants of these islands are not considered to be Pacific Islanders and are usually identified with their nearest continent.
This is a list of many of the major Pacific Islands, organized by archipelago or political unit.
List of islands of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean
www.homestayfinder.com /Dictionary.aspx?q=Pacific_Islands   (460 words)

 A Networked World: Australia
When I think of Australia as a habitable continent, it looks almost exactly like the 300 metres sea level rise except for one thing, by that stage all the fertile land would be gone as well.
Australia has a number of bizarre laws either on the books or on the way, all of them attempting to censor the world, to remove from it information that the government finds disturbing.
While Ms Kanck may be a little strange, her opinions on Ecstasy (the drug not the religious experience) are hanging from the fringe; the PM is not a lot closer to reality.
www.kn.com.au /networks/australia/index.html   (342 words)

Australia, with its huge landmass and friendly people is very inviting for a long visit; most cruising destinations are along the East and Southeast coasts.
Cruisers coming to Australia generally approach from the North and East, either from New Zealand or the Pacific islands of Melanesia.
From New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, Fiji and Vanuatu the logical choices are the many ports of entry along the northeast coast.
www.longpassages.org /australia_destination.htm   (775 words)

 Australia’s East Coast Islands: Island Hopping ~ by Dawnelle Salant
And the views of the island are unparalleled from here — the thick rainforest covering the island, the expanses of sand and the occasional lake adding a splash of color to the landscape.
Close to the island, the water is light green and turquoise, and the reef is visible through the clear water.
The island also boasts an education center full of information about nesting sea turtles, manta rays (the island’s symbol), and all of the other marine life that can be seen from the island.
www.escapeartist.com /efam/69/Life_In_Australia.html   (2695 words)

 Journeys through Pacific history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
of Rabi Island in Fiji on behalf of the Banabans of Ocean Island.
The particular strength is material relating to the central Pacific islands where he had spent most of his administrative career, in which the collection is unrivalled, but there are publications on probably every inhabited island of the Pacific from Hawaii to New Guinea, and on all aspects of traditional culture, culture contact and post-colonial society.
The Gilbert and Ellice Islands works in particular are wide-ranging and comprehensive in their coverage, including almost everything written on the islands as well as missionary and official publications from the islands themselves.
www.library.adelaide.edu.au /ual/publ/Journeys_Pacific.html   (4775 words)

 Highest lowest biggest smallest tallest deepest oldest youngest Continents Countries Cities Dependencies Deserts ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Australia, (7,617.930 sq km) is widely considered part of a continental landmass, not officially an island.
But without doubt it is the largest island on the planet, and when combined with Oceania, the smallest continent on Earth.
Numerous areas of the world (most often islands) are under the economic and military protection of another country.
www.worldatlas.com /geoquiz/thelist.htm   (583 words)

 Orthodoxy in Australia - OrthodoxWiki
Macedonian Orthodox Diocese of Australia and New Zealand: As part of the Macedonian Orthodox Church, this diocese is not in full communion with any of the mainstream Orthodox Churches.
Archimandrite Stephanos (Pantanassiotis), former Vicar-General of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, abbot of the Holy Monastery of Pantanassa.
Fr Dimitri Tsakas, Archdiocesan Vicar-General of the Fourth Archdiocesan District of Queensland and New Guinea, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia.
orthodoxwiki.org /index.php?title=Orthodoxy_in_Australia&redirect=no   (950 words)

 Diving Australia - Scuba Dive the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Queensland, Diving Liveaboard trips. PADI Australia
Australia is known to offer divers some of the most popular scuba sites in the world, with the great barrier reef being home to a huge number of them.
This vast reef is an exquisite area of natural beauty that remains one of the best maintained and conserved of the worlds declining colonies of coral reefs.
Kangaroo Island should definitely be visited by any serious scuba diver, as the myriad species of fish has to be seen to be believed.
www.diving-australia.org   (548 words)

 Insu.la   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
This is a list of islands in the world grouped by oceans and by continents.
List of islands of the People's Republic of China
List of islands of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
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 beaches and islands of australia,australian beaches,water sports,australia beach vacation, holiday
Australia is Beach paradise as it has many beautiful beaches.
Australia's coastline is 36,735km long and features some of the most spectacular beaches on the planet.
Australia is the ultimate destination for those who enjoy the sun, sand and surf.
www.planetgypsy.com /destinations/australia/beaches_islands1.html   (517 words)

 Asia Pacific - Programs - AUSTRALIA: Diplomatic war with Solomon Islands
Perhaps the most damming charge by Australia, is that Mr Sogavare wants to get rid of RAMSI so he can seize absolute power and run the Solomons using the guns of his supporters in the renegade Malaitan Eagle Force.
I mean there were all sorts of people who had guns in Solomon Islands and they used them for all sorts of netharias reasons in all sorts of ugly ways.
HOWARD: Australia has declared its very strong support for RAMSI and is determined to point out the consequences to the people of the Solomon Islands of the loss of RAMSI.
www.radioaustralia.net.au /asiapac/programs/s1844480.htm   (797 words)

 Ethnologue report for Australia
Western Australia and Northern Territory, north coast from Wyndham to mouth of Victoria River and inland.
Western Australia, northern margin of Nullabor Plain from north of Hughes.
South Australia and Queensland, north of Cooper Creek, southeast of Lake Yamma Yamma.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Australia   (3626 words)

 Australia Vacation Rentals Australia Rentals Vacation Rentals in Australia GreatRentals
Rent an Australia vacation rental and you’ll be ideally situated to enjoy the natural wonders and culture of this fascinating country "down under." With an array of vacation homes to choose from, an Australia vacation rental is perfect for family vacations or adventures.
The Commonwealth of Australia, nearly 3 million square miles in size, includes eight states and territories: Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, Northern Territory, Western Australia, and Tasmania.
Guests of South Australia vacation rentals can go birding in the Coorong National Park; see kangaroos, koalas, and other wildlife on Kangaroo Island; and visit the charming city of Adelaide and the local wineries.
www.greatrentals.com /vacation-rentals/Australia-vacation-rentals.htm   (469 words)

 Powell's Books - Australia
Here is history on an epic scale — a riveting, brilliantly written account of the birth of Australia out of the suffering and brutality of England's infamous convict transportation system.
This story is the song of Australia, and it sings its protest in a voice at once crude and delicate, menacing and heart-wrenching.
As a young girl in a working-class neighborhood of Sydney, Australia, Geraldine Brooks longed to discover the places where history happens and culture comes from, so she enlisted pen pals who offered her a window on adolescence in the Middle East, Europe,...
www.powells.com /usedbooks/Australia.1.html   (708 words)

 WWW-VL History Index
"Australia on the Map: 1606-2006" (AOTM) is a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to helping and encouraging the people of Australia plan events for 2006.
Series 71: Papers concerning the discovery of Pitcairn Island and the mutineers of HMS Bounty, 1808-1809, 1813-1815, [1845], from the Sir Joseph Banks Papers.
Australia Felix, by Henry Handel Richardson, from the University of Sydney Library.
vlib.iue.it /history/oceania/Australia/index.html   (1693 words)

 Tourism Australia :: Australia's Islands and Cities Tops in Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards - Now What??
Taking the island top spot though was The Great Barrier Reef Islands, which rocketed up five spots from last year to number five in the World's Best Islands.
Overall, Australia's hotels and resorts took 18 out of the 25 spots in the World's Best Hotels: Australia, New Zealand, and South Pacific, with Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort and Spa making the list for the first time.
The notable firsts and consecutive wins are great news for Australia, a destination that has topped many lists this year, but the country recognizes it needs to do more to increase visitation from the United States.
sev.prnewswire.com /travel/20050711/LAM10311072005-1.html   (657 words)

 Islands Info - Australia
Australia's Wine Country -- In Adelaide Hills, you can enjoy the comforts and pace of the country, yet be close enough to one of Australia's major cities, Adelaide, with all of its attractions.
Queensland, in the far northeast, Darwin in the north central area and Broome in the west, all in Australia, are tropical.
High on the list of authentic Australian outback adventure travel destinations therefore are Central Australia and the Northern Territory, far north and western Queensland, Western Australia and South Australia.
www.islandsinfo.com /australia.htm   (2328 words)

Western Australia Islands are made up of several large groups of small islands, which line the coastline.
The birdlife on these islands is spectacular and the Acropora family Coral which lies under the water is out of this world.
Both islands are beautiful and have a strong Asian feel to them, and although fairly expensive to visit are well worth it.
www.australianexplorer.com /western_australia_islands.htm   (572 words)

CAVEAT: This is a list of cavity-nesting birds that breed somewhere (even if only occasionally) in Australia and its territories (including Australian subantarctic islands and the Australian-claimed part of Antarctica).
However, birds that nest in caves, beneath overhangs, in large artifical spaces (such as warehouses) and those that build their own cavities out of grass (such as some of the finches) or mud (such as the Fairy Martin) are not included.
Many of the birds are endemic to Australia, but there are also many found elsewhere (especially among the petrels) and those that have been introduced by humans.
www.dartmouth.edu /~cavnet/Australia.html   (184 words)

 Australia Resorts Accommodation and Travel Guide
Select a resort from our list and we'll then give you a full summary about the property including price categories for all room types offered with lots of pictures and a location map to help you decide whether its right for you.
Alternatively, if you have a specific interest and want to know which island destination is best for you, you can review our where to go travel guide to help you decide where best to stay.
We even visit each of our listed properties at least once a year to ensure the information provided on the property is true and accurate.
www.australia.pacific-resorts.com   (704 words)

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