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Exports:
$50.4 billion
*Coal
*Gold
*Meat
*Wool
Name some of the natural resources in Australia.
some of the possible answers...
Bauxite (turned into aluminum)
Coal
Diamonds
Natural Gas
What percentage of fresh water is used for irrigation?
70%
Offical name
Common Wealth of Australia
Land use: meadow pastures
58%
Land use: other
22%
Population
Current Pop.-19,815,869 (roughly 1/2 of California)
How many branches of government are there?
3 (executive, legislative, and judicial) (same as U.S.)
Government?
Parlamentary Democracy
What type of congress people do they have?
Senate and house of represenatives
Name some of the industries in Australia.
some are...
*Mining
*Chemicals
*Steel
*Tourism
*Food Processing
*Any large scale business activity
Land use: permanant crops?
0%
Both Australia and the US were colonized by what country?
Great Brittan
Land use: arable?
6%
Land Use: forest/woodland
14%
Population Growth
Pop. Growth- 1.2%
United States and China are .9%
The cultural geography is very similar to what other country?
United States of America
Ethnic Make-up
% Caucassion
% Asian
% Aboriginal or other
95% Caucassion
4% Asian
1% Aboriginal or other
Other than Antarctica.....
...driest continent on the world.
Imports:
$51.1 billion
*Machinery and equipment
*Computers and office machines
*Crude oil and petroleum products
Much of the soil is....
infertile
Both Australia and the US strugle w/ issues around who?
THe native people of the countries.
Tropical fruit grows on....
... the costal areas.
Right now it is winter in the United States and Europe. That means it is _____ in Australia.
Summer