Physical Map of Australia
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Australia's 7,686,850 square kilometers landmass is on the
Indo-Australian Plate. Surrounded by the Indian, Southern and Pacific
oceans, Australia is separated from Asia by the Arafura and Timor seas.
The Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest coral reef, lies a short
distance off the north-east coast and extends for over 2,000 kilometers.
The world's largest monolith, Mount Augustus, is located in Western
Australia. At 2,228 meters, Mount Kosciuszko on the Great Dividing Range
is the highest mountain on the Australian mainland, although Mawson Peak
on the remote Australian territory of Heard Island is taller at 2,745
meters. Its capital is Canberra.
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