This is a relief map of Australia, showcasing its various land features.
The country, which is also the world’s smallest continent, has a total land area of 2,988,902 square miles (7,741,220 square kilometers), according to ThoughtCo.
Lowlands and plains (in blue) dominate the central and eastern parts of the Commonwealth nation. Areas with medium (white) to high (red) elevation are prevalent in the rest of the country.
Located among the mountain ranges in the mainland’s southeast, Mount Kosciuszko is Australia’s highest peak. Situated in the border between the states of New South Wales and Victoria, the peak stands at 7,310 feet (2,228 meters) tall, according to Britannica. It is also only one of among a few points in the country that have a 2,000 ft (600 m) high elevation.
Planning to visit Australia soon? Check these books out first:
- Lonely Planet Australia (Country Guide)
- DK Eyewitness Back Roads Australia (Travel Guide)
- Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia
- A Concise History of Australia (Cambridge Concise Histories)
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