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artesian water
underground water supply that is under enough pressure to rise into wells without being pumped
coral
tiny marine animals and the rock-like structures formed by the skeletons of coral colonies
atoll
ring-shaped island formed by coral building up along the rim of an underwater volcano
lagoon
shallow pool of water at the center of an atoll
continental island
island formed of rock that has risen from the continental shelf
doldrums
a frequently windless area near the equator
manuka
small shrubs that grow in plateau regions of new zealand
crevass
huge, deep crack that forms in thick ice or snow
lichens
sturdy small plants that grow like a crust on rocks or tree trunks
boomerang
curved throwing stick used for hunting in Australia
trust territory
region, placed by the UN under temporary political and economic control of another country after WW2
strine
colloquial, informal english spoken in australia
pidgin english
a dialect mixing english and local languages
fale
traditional type of home in western samoa with open sides and thatched roof
grazier
person who raises and herds sheep or cattle
artesian water
underground water supply that is under enough pressure to rise into wells without being pumped
coral
tiny marine animals and the rock-like structures formed by the skeletons of coral colonies
atoll
ring-shaped island formed by coral building up along the rim of an underwater volcano
lagoon
shallow pool of water at the center of an atoll
continental island
island formed of rock that has risen from the continental shelf
doldrums
a frequently windless area near the equator
manuka
small shrubs that grow in plateau regions of new zealand
crevass
huge, deep crack that forms in thick ice or snow
lichens
sturdy small plants that grow like a crust on rocks or tree trunks
boomerang
curved throwing stick used for hunting in Australia
trust territory
region, placed by the UN under temporary political and economic control of another country after WW2
strine
colloquial, informal english spoken in australia
pidgin english
a dialect mixing english and local languages
fale
traditional type of home in western samoa with open sides and thatched roof
grazier
person who raises and herds sheep or cattle
artesian water
underground water supply that is under enough pressure to rise into wells without being pumped
coral
tiny marine animals and the rock-like structures formed by the skeletons of coral colonies
atoll
ring-shaped island formed by coral building up along the rim of an underwater volcano
lagoon
shallow pool of water at the center of an atoll
continental island
island formed of rock that has risen from the continental shelf
doldrums
a frequently windless area near the equator
manuka
small shrubs that grow in plateau regions of new zealand
crevass
huge, deep crack that forms in thick ice or snow
lichens
sturdy small plants that grow like a crust on rocks or tree trunks
boomerang
curved throwing stick used for hunting in Australia
trust territory
region, placed by the UN under temporary political and economic control of another country after WW2
strine
colloquial, informal english spoken in australia
pidgin english
a dialect mixing english and local languages
fale
traditional type of home in western samoa with open sides and thatched roof
grazier
person who raises and herds sheep or cattle
station
australian term for an outlying ranch or large farm
copra
dried meat of coconut
rail gauge
the distance between the rails on a railroad track, which determines the position of wheels on a railroad car
marsupial
type of mammal that gives birth to offspring that mature in a pouch on the mother's abdomen