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Panoramabillede af John Colebrook EXPERT Taget 08:44, 01/01/2009 - Views loading...

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Broome Lighthouse

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A: Gantheaume Point Lighthouse

Af David Rowley, 60 meter væk

Gantheaume Point was named in 1801 by Nicolas Baudin after a French Naval Admiral, Joseph Gantheaume....

Gantheaume Point Lighthouse

B: Cable Beach Sunset

Af John Colebrook, 6.2 km væk

Cable Beach Sunset

C: Cable Beach Camels

Af John Colebrook, 6.6 km væk

Cable Beach Camels

D: The Prison Boab Tree

Af David Rowley, 172.7 km væk

Maybe a slightly unusual panorama, this pano was taken from inside of a tree. The tree was once used ...

The Prison Boab Tree

E: The Boab

Af David Rowley, 218.4 km væk

Next to the Great Northern Highway between Broome and Fitzroy Crossing stands this unusual Boab tree....

The Boab

F: Windjana Gorge

Af David Rowley, 300.3 km væk

Windjana Gorge was once part of a coral reef. The sheer limestone gorge walls reach over 100 metres i...

Windjana Gorge

G: Fitzroy Crossing

Af David Rowley, 362.3 km væk

A 4 wheel drive vehicle crosses the Fitzroy River at the old Fitzroy River crossing near the township...

Fitzroy Crossing

H: Desert Queen Baths

Af David Rowley, 499.5 km væk

Karlamilyi National Park (formerly Rudall River National Park) is one of Australia's biggest National...

Desert Queen Baths

I: Breaden Hills

Af David Rowley, 524.3 km væk

As the Canning Stock Route passes through the Southesk Tablelands region, the Breaden Hills can be se...

Breaden Hills

J: Breaden Pool

Af David Rowley, 526.3 km væk

Breaden Pool was once used by David Carnegie, an explorer who in 1896 led an expedition from the Gold...

Breaden Pool

Dette panorama blev taget i Australia

Dette er et overblik over Australia

There are no kangaroos in Austria.

We're talking about Australia, the world's smallest continent. That being cleared up, let's dive right in!

Australia is a sovereign state under the Commonwealth of Nations, which is in turn overseen by Queen Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth.

The continent was first sighted and charted by the Dutch in 1606. Captain James Cook of Britain came along in the next century to claim it for Britain and name it "New South Wales." Shortly thereafter it was declared to be a penal colony full of nothing but criminals and convicts, giving it the crap reputation you may have heard at your last cocktail party.

This rumor ignores 40,000 years of pre-European human history, especially the Aboriginal concept of Dreamtime, an interesting explanation of physical and spiritual reality.

The two biggest cities in Australia are Sydney and Melbourne. Sydney is more for business, Melbourne for arts. But that's painting in very broad strokes. Take a whirl around the panoramas to see for yourself!

Text by Steve Smith.

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