King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland
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Panorama-Foto von: John Nayler EXPERT Fotografiert: 21:06, 16/10/2012 - Views loading...


King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland

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Colored in light, King George Square is a centerpiece of open space in the middle of Brisbane

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Bilder in der Nähe von Australia


A: Brisbane City Botanic Gardens

von Mark Breingan, 310 Meter entfernt

Brisbane City Botanic Gardens

C: On The Bridge, Brisbane

von Ivan Aliverti, 550 Meter entfernt

Brisbane is the capital of the Australian state of Queensland and is the largest city in that state. ...

On The Bridge, Brisbane

D: Santiagos at Toscanis

von brian moore, 590 Meter entfernt

Paul and Roddy play Toscanis

Santiagos at Toscanis

E: Santiagos at Toscanis

von brian moore, 590 Meter entfernt

Paul and Roddy play Toscanis near the Brisbane river on a cold (for Brisbane) night

Santiagos at Toscanis

F: Brisbane River From The State Library

von Mark Breingan, 640 Meter entfernt

Brisbane River From The State Library

G: Brisbane South Bank: riverside path

von Hoylen Sue, 760 Meter entfernt

The South Bank Parklands provides views across the Brisbane River to the Central Business District. A...

Brisbane South Bank: riverside path

H: South Bank Brisbane

von Nick Hobgood, 780 Meter entfernt

South Bank Brisbane

I: The Wheel of Brisbane,

von John Nayler, 820 Meter entfernt

Located at Brisbane South bank.

The Wheel of Brisbane,

J: Wheel of Brisbane

von Hoylen Sue, 850 Meter entfernt

The Wheel of Brisbane is a prominent feature of the South Bank Parklands. The ride provides views acr...

Wheel of Brisbane

Das Panorama wurde in Australia aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von 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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