Essays Tagged: "mainland australia"

List the impacts of changing sea levels and climate on Australia

n the centre of a tectonic plate, rather than at the edge, Australia has no active volcanoes on its mainland and has very little tectonic lift from below. It therefore remains relatively quiet in term ... iers. The sea level was 100 metres lower than it is today. New Guinea and Tasmania were attached to mainland Australia. The climate was much colder in the south and much wetter in the centre. Temperat ...

(2 pages) 692 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


The platypus is the animal emblem of the state of New South Wales.HabitatPlatypus are found only in mainland Australia and the southern island of Tasmania. Platypus are distributed along Australia's e ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Kosciusko Alpine Area Environmental Field Report

flora and fauna that are exclusive to the area. Importantly, it remains the only glaciated area in mainland Australia.StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsTemperatureMean maximum ...

(7 pages) 1842 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science