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Kangaroo Point Cliffs

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A view of the Brisbane river and CBD from the Kangaroo Point cliffs

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Images à proximité de Australia

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A: Brisbane river city from the clifftops

Par Rich Powell, à 310 mètres

Brisbane river city from the clifftops

B: The Deck, P Block, Queensland University of Technology

Par John Nayler, à 780 mètres

A variety of views is a feature of the carefully positioned deck at the new P Block, Queensland Unive...

The Deck, P Block, Queensland University of Technology

C: Shell and Felix

Par brian moore, A 1.1 km

Shelley @ 8 months Felix @ nearly 3 years

Shell and Felix

D: Santiagos at Toscanis

Par brian moore, A 1.5 km

Paul and Roddy play Toscanis

Santiagos at Toscanis

E: Santiagos at Toscanis

Par brian moore, A 1.5 km

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

Santiagos at Toscanis

F: South Bank Arbour

Par Hoylen Sue, A 1.5 km

The Arbour is a 1km walk through The Parklands. It is covered with bougainvillea plants. Their beauti...

South Bank Arbour

G: Wheel of Brisbane

Par Hoylen Sue, A 1.6 km

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

Wheel of Brisbane

H: South Bank Brisbane

Par Nick Hobgood, A 1.6 km

South Bank Brisbane

I: The Wheel of Brisbane,

Par John Nayler, A 1.6 km

Located at Brisbane South bank.

The Wheel of Brisbane,

Ce panorama é été pris à Australia

Ceci est un aperçu de 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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