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  1. Chris Palmer 3rd Australia

  2. History • The Aboriginals were the firs people in Australia • They were believed to arrive to the island by boat and settled down there in the ice age 50,000 years ago • The first British to arrive were all convicts • By the 1820s more settlers had come and made farms with the land • By 1851 the British had found gold and a gold rush began • The gold rush had brought money and expensive goods to it majors cities like Sydney. • By the 1880s they were very modern cities • In 1901 Australia and its six states became one nation

  3. Geography • Australia is located 32.3456 degrees south and 141.4346 degrees east • Australia is considered an island nation including Australia, Tasmania, Hinchinbrook island, and many more • Australia has over 8000 islands

  4. Did you know? • Australia has a population of 22 million • Australia capital is Canberra • National language is English • There are more kangaroos than people in Australia • Australia is the lowest continent in the world

  5. Sydney Opera House the opera house was open in 1973 and represents Australia It cost 120,000,000 to build.

  6. Rain forest/Euclyptus forest Emu Sugar glider

  7. The outback

  8. The island of Tasmania

  9. The Ghan

  10. Plane ticket It would cost 1,803$ for a ticket per person from Detroit to Sydney Their would be two stops in Chicago and Los Angeles. It is a 26 hour trip Flight numbers. 16 and 1806

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