Australia and Antarctica

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Term  
Definition

-110 degrees

temperature in Antarctica

12/19/1911

date south pole first reached

98

_______% covered in ice

Amundsen-Scott

Reaserch station at the north pole

Antarctica

5th largest continent

Auckland

Biggest city in New Zealand,northern tip of the northern Island

Australia

Called the land down under

Australia

worlds smallest continent, only continent that is a country

Canberra

capitol of Australia, south eastern coast

Challenger

Deepest point of the Mariana Trench

Great barrier reef

the worlds largest natural coral reef

Ice cap

Contains 70% of earths fresh water and 90% of its Ice

Mariana Trench

the lowest point in the world; 7 mile deep

Native Australians

English convicts that could not pay off their debt, but sent to Australia because of over crowded prisons

None

which country owns Antarctica?

Sydney

largest city in all of Australia, eastern shore

Tamania

the smallest and only Island state in Australia

Tasmania

Smallest state in Australia, small island just south of the Mainland

the land down under

Commonly referred to as...........

tsunamis, earthquakes, tropical storms, deserts, and volcanoes

Natural hazards of Australia