The Pinacles Western Australia
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The Pinacles Western Australia

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Tags: outdoors, sunny, rocks

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Images à proximité de Australia

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A: The Pinnacles

Par Neil Creek, à 310 mètres

The Pinnacles are a striking geological formation in the Nambung National Park, near Cervantes in Wes...

The Pinnacles

B: Grey Sustainable Village

Par Mark de Graaf, A 6.8 km

Grey Sustainable Village

C: Cervantes

Par Mark de Graaf, A 15.7 km

Cervantes

D: Emu Downs Wind Farm

Par Business View Australia, A 17.5 km

The Emu Downs wind farm (30°30′S 115°20′E) is a 79.2 MW wind farm in Western Australia. It was a join...

Emu Downs Wind Farm

E: Jurien Bay Beach at Sunset

Par Business View Australia, A 36.1 km

The Jurien Bay jetty is the heart of Jurien Bay. It was officially opened on the 30th April 2011. To ...

Jurien Bay Beach at Sunset

F: Jurien bay Jetty

Par Business View Australia, A 36.1 km

The Jurien Bay jetty is the heart of Jurien Bay. It was officially opened on the 30th April 2011. To ...

Jurien bay Jetty

G: Jurien Bay Jetty

Par Business View Australia, A 36.1 km

Jurien Bay Jetty

H: Lancelin Dunes

Par John Colebrook, A 47.1 km

Lancelin Dunes

I: Lancelin Windsurf Beach

Par Mark de Graaf, A 48.9 km

Lancelin Windsurf Beach

J: Lancelin Windsurf Beach

Par Mark de Graaf, A 48.9 km

Lancelin Windsurf Beach

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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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