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? Top left corner is the British flag, shows that Australia and Britain's traditional relationship. The biggest seven horns star symbolize the six states and two district of Australia. ? Five tiny star stands the southern cross which shows that the country in the southern hemisphere
The typical animal of Australian - kangaroo (on the lelf ) and the emu (on the right), the symbol of the nation. A shield is in the middle ,the six different pictures on it stand for the six states of Australian .the star on the top symbolizes the federal state.
MAP —location and size
The Commonwealth of Australia (Australia) lies in the southern Hemisphere . is the sixth largest country in the world ,with a total area of 7.7 million square kilometers
? Australia has the flattest landmass on the earth .it has three features :the eastern highland ,the central-eastern lowlands and the western plateau. ? So ,it has great mountains ,flat plains ， deserts and rivers.
Six Major Cities
? Canberra :the capital of Australia . ? Sydney ,Melbourne ,Brisbane ,Perth ,Adel aide ,and Darwin.
? Australian has a prosperous Western-style capitalist economy. ? It self-sufficient in food (by raising of sheep and cattle and grow grain). ? Besides ,it’s a highly industrialized country. ? Tourism is one of Australia’s largest and fastest-growing industries.
? Australian food is very rich and varied ,.the meat ,egg, fowl, sea food ,vegetables, fruits most are produced in the country . ? Australian is famous for its fresh and delicious cates and its wine. Every year, almost every city in Australia will held a large food and wine festival. for example , Melbourne Food & Wine Festival.
Special food— sea food
? Australia is surrounded by the ocean ,so it has rich fishery resources .all kinds of delicious sea food appear. ? The most famous sea food include oysters langoustes, crabs and all kinds of fishes.
Special food— meat
? On the wide landmass of Australia ,there are many kinds of mammals :the symbol of Australia—kangaroo, koala, Duckmole cattle, sheep and so on. People creat many delicious food.
Special food— wine
? Australia's more than sixty unique wine region, high quality vintage wine is famous in the world .
Australian cooking style combines different cooking styles of other countries ,which makes its food more wonderful.
? Global warming leads to climatic problems. In resent years ,great drought, forest fires, flood and other abnormal phenomenas appeared in Australia.
The government begin to pay attention to the environment protection.
Protect the earth
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