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A: Canberra - Mt Taylor Sunset

by Unkle Kennykoala, 4.5 km away

View south from a nice lookout on Mt Taylor in the evening, overlooking Kambah and further south in T...

Canberra - Mt Taylor Sunset

B: Mt Taylor top

by Unkle Kennykoala, 5.1 km away

Top of Mount Taylor, offers a great view particularly of Woden Valley.

Mt Taylor top

C: Isaacs Ridge Nature Reserve

by Unkle Kennykoala, 6.2 km away

Large parts of Isaacs Ridge Nature Reserve are covered by pine plantation.

Isaacs Ridge Nature Reserve

D: Canberra - Mt Arawang at dusk

by Unkle Kennykoala, 6.4 km away

View from right next to Mt Arawang Trig, in Cooleman Ridge Nature Reserve. I was running 10 minutes l...

Canberra - Mt Arawang at dusk

E: Canberra - Woden MLC Tower

by Unkle Kennykoala, 8.1 km away

Canberra - MLC Tower, or so it was formerly named. Now called Lovett Tower according to Wikipedia (ht...

Canberra - Woden MLC Tower

F: Canberra - "Droplet" at Woden

by Unkle Kennykoala, 8.4 km away

A sculpture located on the corner of Furzer and Worgan Sts in Phillip, is called Droplet (source: The...

Canberra - "Droplet" at Woden

G: Tidbinbilla - Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex

by Unkle Kennykoala, 9.1 km away

Huge antenna dishes of the Tidbinbilla Tracking Station (Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex - ...

Tidbinbilla - Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex

H: Canberra - Red Hill Sunset 1

by Unkle Kennykoala, 9.5 km away

Sunset as viewed from Red Hill in Canberra, close to Davidson Trig.To catch a sunset from around here...

Canberra - Red Hill Sunset 1

I: Canberra - Red Hill Sunset 2

by Unkle Kennykoala, 9.7 km away

Sunset as viewed from Red Hill in Canberra, on the way to Davidson Trig (which can be spotted a coupl...

Canberra - Red Hill Sunset 2

J: Canberra - Narrabundah College 1

by Unkle Kennykoala, 10.9 km away

Narrabundah College near the front entrance.I went through Year 11 and 12 here in the late eighties. ...

Canberra - Narrabundah College 1

This panorama was taken in Australia

This is an overview of 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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