Australian Geography A to Z

How well do you know the Australian landscape?
Challenging if you have travelled in Australia, hard if you have not
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Last updated: September 25, 2021
First submittedJuly 2, 2021
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A term that generally refers to Australia, New Zealand and New Guinea
A
Australasia
Town that gave its name to one of the world's largest mining companies
B
Broken Hill
Where the borders of New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia meet
C
Cameron Corner
Iconic tropical rainforest in Far North Queensland
D
Daintree
Isthmus that connects the Tasman Peninsula with mainland Tasmania
E
Eaglehawk Neck
Flowing through Rockhampton, this is the largest river catchment on the east coast of Australia
F
Fitzroy River
Fourth largest island in Australia, and home to the Warnindhilyagwa people
G
Groote Eylandt
Micronation that asserted its independence from 1970 to 2020
H
Hutt River
Ocean on Australia's west coast
I
Indian Ocean
Common name for a eucalypt indigenous to the south-west of Western Australia, sometimes used as a boy's name
J
Jarrah
Tallest mountain in mainland Australia
K
Kosciuszko
Inhabited island that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its biodiversity
L
Lord Howe Island
Town and dormant volcano in Bungandidj country, South Australia
M
Mount Gambier
Town famed for leading Australia's counterculture, and home to the Hemp Embassy
N
Nimbin
Australia is part of this geographic region that is a continent for Jet Punk purposes
O
Oceania
Distinctively coloured lake in the Wimmera region of Victoria
P
Pink Lake
Town in Pakistan that shares its name with a Queensland locality, a ship that sank in the Torres Strait, and a church on Thursday Island
Q
Quetta
Colloquial name for the southern region of the Northern Territory
R
Red Centre
Floral emblem of South Australia
S
Sturt's Desert Pea
Rock formation and tourist attraction in the Blue Mountains
T
Three sisters
Inselberg listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
U
Uluru
The early colonial name for Tasmania
V
Van Dieman's Land
Seaport on the Eyre Peninsula known for the manufacture of steel
W
Whyalla
Small town in Western Australia
X
Xantippe
River that flows through the City of Melbourne
Y
Yarra
Metal mined in Mount Isa and many other sites around Australia
Z
Zinc
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Level 77
Jul 3, 2021
Kosciuszko has a Z in it.
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Level 63
Jul 3, 2021
fixed, thank you