The Great Barrier Reef And The Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park

1786 Words Feb 17th, 2016 8 Pages
“Don’t worry about the world ending today, it’s already tomorrow in Australia.” - Charles M. Schulz. Everybody knows about Australia, but do they really know everything? First, they should know the history behind Australia. Like who were the first settlers and how did they come upon Australia. It’s very important for everybody to know about it, because it’s such a big country and it’s the only country that’s a continent too. I know it’s not the “coolest” country out there, but people would change their mind once they learn more about it. It also has so many unique attractions and features. Like the fascinating animals they have; which they have given the rest of the world to experience them. Also all the beautiful man made features like the Great Barrier Reef and the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park that has the Ayers Rock, which is the largest rock on Earth.
Australia has such a unique story behind it unlike no other, and always seems to stand out to a lot of people. The first settlers were the Aboriginals who came around 60,000 years ago during the last part of the Ice Age. Being one of the first homo sapiens to migrate out of Africa. They were said to be very dark-skinned, broad-nose, and very muscular. They lived there for quite awhile, but never really started building houses and farms, because Australia land was not able to grow much plants like wheat and rice. Books say that Aborigines came in contact with a lot of “white men” from Indonesia while in Australia. Years…

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