Geography case-study Australia (MEDC)

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Location:Australia is located in oceania/Australasia between the Indian and the south pacific Ocean.

Farming:The soils are poor,with little organic matter to retain moisture ,and plants are low in nutrients.If water is available, there's just about enough grass to feed cattle or sheep-but only in quite low numbers.

Mining:Most people in the outback work in mines.Austrlia has some of the world's largest reserves of quality iron ore silver and gems such as opal.Most of Australias iron ore is sold to china.Everyday, several trains(2.2 km long) carry the material to the port at dampier.

Tourism:The new uluru Aboriginal cultural centre educates visitors about aboriginal culture and history.Its displays include photos,spoken histories aboriginal


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