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Mitchell Plateau Rock Paintings

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A: Walsh Point

di David Rowley, 53.1 km di distanza

An early morning shot of a remote piece of coast line. The coast line seen here is likely one of the ...

Walsh Point

B: Surveyors Pool

di David Rowley, 55.9 km di distanza

Surveyors Pool is located in a remote part of the Kimberley region of Western Australia on the Mitche...

Surveyors Pool

C: Carson River Track

di David Rowley, 174.5 km di distanza

The Carson River Track could possibly be one of the toughest 4 wheel  drive challenges that exist in ...

Carson River Track

D: Pompeys Pillar

di David Rowley, 288.1 km di distanza

Pompeys Pillar can be seen while travelling on the Highway just to the North of Warmun (Turkey Creek)...

Pompeys Pillar

E: Windjana Gorge

di David Rowley, 308.6 km di distanza

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

Windjana Gorge

F: Mini Palms Gorge

di David Rowley, 358.8 km di distanza

Purnululu national Park is a world Heritage listed National Park, located in the Kimberley region of ...

Mini Palms Gorge

G: Echidna Chasm - Purnululu National Park

di David Rowley, 359.2 km di distanza

Echidna Chasm is one of the attractions of Purnululu National Park in the Kimberley region of Western...

Echidna Chasm - Purnululu National Park

H: Cathedral Gorge

di David Rowley, 369.1 km di distanza

Purnululu National Park is home to some amazing rock formations. This photo was taken from the base o...

Cathedral Gorge

I: Fitzroy Crossing

di David Rowley, 369.9 km di distanza

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

Fitzroy Crossing

J: The Prison Boab Tree

di David Rowley, 383.2 km di distanza

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

The Prison Boab Tree

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Australia

Questa è una vista generale di 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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