Australia is the smallest
continent, land area of 2,966,000Sq.miles. It covers 5.7% of earth surface.
Australia is nickamed the land "Down Under Land."
Australia is between the pacific and the Indian ocean in the south hemisphere,
that is why australia is continent that is entirely one country.
250 millions yeras ago the world was
one huge super continent called PANGAEA, were plants and animals
inter mixed freely. But about 200 millions ago the continent
broke into 2,(LAURASIA & GONDWANA). Gondwana broke into
what today known as S. America, Africa, Antartica, India and Australia.
Since then Australia has been isolated from the world. This is the
reason why unusual flora and funa is found in Australia, as they are separately
evolved.This is also the reason why people say, if one wants to
visit Mars one must vist Australia. Everything about Australia is unique
and has it own significance.
Australia comprises of six main territories or regions that is the New
south wales, Western Australia, south Australia, Queensland, North Territory,Tasmania
and Victoria. Lets see each region/Territory in details........