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most famous Antarctic explorer
Richard Byrd
name often used to refer to Australia due to it being completely surrounded by water
Island Continent
first man to reach the South Pole
Roald Amundsen
known as "The Land Down Under"
Australia
first to insist that Antarctica was actually a continent
Charles Wilkes
"Land Down Under" lies entirely below what important line of latitude
equator
famous missionary to the Pacific Islands
John G. Paton
section of Oceania which means "many islands"
Polynesia
early settlers of New Zealand
Maoris
first to sail around the Antarctic Circle
Captain James Cook
continent located "at the bottom of the world"
Antarctica
world's leading producer of wool
Australia
Australia is a member of
Commonwealth of Nations
section of Oceania which means "small islands'
Micronesia
type of government which rules Australia
republican
area of underground water
artesian basin
Australia's longest river flowing year-round
Nurray
native inhabitants of Australia
Aborigines
Australia's highest peak
Mt. Kosciusko
area where more languages are spoken than in any other country in the world
Papua New Guinea
longest coral reef in the world
Great Barrier Reef
place where manufacturing is done
industrial center
Antarctica's highest peak
Vinson Massif
Papua New Guinea's capital
Port Moresby
New Zealand's capital
Wellington
Australia's capital
Canberra
largest aresian basin in the world
Great Artesian Basin
migration champion of the world
Arctic tern
highest island peak in the world
Mt. Wilhelm
Be able to locate the following on a map.
Papua New Guinea, Vinson Massif, Australia, Indian Ocean, Great Dividing Range, Wellington, Canberra, Mt. Koscuisko