01 Is Australia a continent?
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Australia is in the continent of Australia. It is both a continentand a country. Note: contrary to erroneous opinion, it is not in the "continent"of either Australasia or Oce…ania. Neither of these is ageographical continent, but rather, they are both politicalregions.
The country of Australia includes the continental island and some of the surrounding islands. The country of Australia expands beyond the continental surface land mass of Aus…tralia and includes the island state of Tasmania and many smaller island territories including Norfolk Island, Christmas Island, The Cocos Islands, Heard Island and McDonald Island. Australia Plate The Australian continental (or tectonic) plate includes Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea and many Pacific and Indian Ocean island nations.
Australia is an island continent and the smallest continent.
Australia is both a continent and a country. Geographically, it istoo big to qualify as "island". It is sometimes referred to as anisland continent because it is one of only t…wo continents in theworld completely surrounded by water. Australia is part of the "geographic region" of Oceania, which, bydefinition, is not actually a continent. Australia is the smallest of the seven continents. You mean Australia? In that case, yes, it is a continent. It ismade up of Australia, obviously, and other countries like NewZealand and Vanuatu.
southern hemisphere bottom right of Asia
No. Australia is the smallest of the seven continents. The second smallest, or sixth largest, is Europe.
Because Australia is continent i.e, it is made up of one of the land masses that make up the earth. Russia is just a country among other country that occupy its continent.
It is also a country.
Australia is found on the continent of Australia. Australia is both a country and a continent.
Australia is a continent because it is on a separate continental shelf to Asia
Australia is both a country and a continent. The continent is Australia, which is the world's smallest continent. It is also an island continent, as it is completely surrou…nded by water. Australia is also counted in the geographical regions of "Oceania" and "Australasia" with islands such as New Zealand and New Guinea, and other islands of the South Pacific. Oceania and Australasia are not, however, formally classified as continents. The continent of Australia lies completely within the southern hemisphere. It is the only continent which is occupied entirely by a single nation - Australia. Australia is considered a continent, not an island, because it sits on its own tectonic plate, unlike islands, which share plates with other continental land masses. However, because Australia is completely surrounded by oceans and seas, and shares no land borders with any other country, it is sometimes referred to as an island continent .
In Oceans and Seas
Australia is its own continent. The continent is called Australia, not "Oceania" or "Australasia".
The overseas territories of Australia: Ashmore and CartierIslands , Australian AntarcticTerritor y, Norfolk Island , Christmas Island , Cocos (Keeling) Island s, Coral Sea… Islands Territory and Heard and McDonaldIslands
Australia is the name of both the continent and the country.