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View Resource Fabulous Facts about Australia: Australia's Distinctive Landscape

Presented by Geoscience Australia, the national agency for geoscience research and geospatial information, this Web site is called the Fabulous Facts about Australia: Australia's Distinctive Landscape Web site. The Dimensions link on the page describes the continents coastline length; oceans and seas; continental physical extremes; the area of Australia, its states, and territories; climatic...

http://www.downunder.dk/downunder/facts/facts1.shtml
View Resource World Heritage: Welcome to the Wet Tropics

This Web site serves as a visitor’s guide to tropical North Queensland’s World Heritage Area -- "the sort of place you could travel to over and over again and still not see everything." The same might be said of this incredibly comprehensive Web site, which provides pages and pages of information about Australia’s wet tropics. Virtual visitors can read up on the flora and fauna of the region,...

http://www.wettropics.gov.au/
View Resource Australian Biological Resources Study: Flora Online

The Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS) provides a bounty of biological and taxonomic information regarding Australian plant and fungi species. Acting as a clearinghouse for online information about plants and fungi, ABRS connects to such resources as the Flora of Australia Online, Checklist of Australian Lichens, Interactive Catalogue of Australian Fungi, Census of Freshwater Algae in...

http://www.environment.gov.au/science/abrs