What type of island is Australia?
In geographical terms, Australia is not considered an island, but a continent.
As a landform, it could be considered an island as it is entirely surrounded by water and not joined onto any other land mass. For this reason, it is often referred to as an island continent. Australia is too big to be formally classified as an island. The world's largest island is Greenland.
Another reason why Australia is also considered a continent is because it sits on its own tectonic plate. This is different from Greenland, which uses the same land mass as North America. That is why the geological appearances are much different in Australia from anywhere else. A place like Greenland shares the same geologic attributes as North America.
It's a type of bat, endemic to Christmas Island off the coast of Western Australia.
Including Tasmania, the island state of Australia, as the largest island, the third largest island of Australia would be Kangaroo Island.
I think you are thinking of Australia, but Australia is a continent not an island.
Australia is a continent and an Island.
there are a lot of islands like: Andaman Islands (India) Ashmore and Cartier Islands (Australia) Christmas Island (Australia) Cockatoo Island (Australia) Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) Dirk Hartog Island (Australia) Garden Island (Australia) Houtman Abrolhos (Australia) Jaffna Islands (Sri Lanka) Kangaroo Island (Australia) King Island (Australia) Koolan Island (Australia) Lakshadweep Islands (India) Langkawi Islands (Malaysia you have to have a spacific one!
The largest island in South Australia is Kangaroo Island.
Bali is not an island but Australia is Bali is not an island but Australia is
There is no island nation of Australia, as Australia is a continent. Island nations of Asia which are close to Australia include Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
Australia is a Continent, Greenland is the largest island
what is the nearest Island of Indonesia to Australia??
The main island to the south of Australia is Tasmania, one of the states of Australia.
Canberra is the capital of Australia and is located on the Australian mainland. Australia is an island continent, which means it is not an island, but it is an isolated continent.
The second largest island in Australia is Melville Island, north of Darwin, with an area of 5,786 square kilometres. The state of Tasmania is the largest island in Australia.
The largest island off the coast of the state of South Australia is Kangaroo Island. If the questions refers to the island south of southern Australia, this is the island state of Tasmania.
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 Australia 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.
No. Australia is classified as a continent, not an island. It is also not a republic.
Australia is a country but it is also a large island. Australia is part of the continent Oceania.
The country of Australia is considered an island. Australia is also considered to be a continent. Australia is considered to be an island because it is surrounded by water on all sides.
There is neither a Loyalty Island nor an east Loyalty Island in Australia. The Loyalty Islands are east to Australia. The Loyalty Islands are Lifou, Mare and another one in the South Pacific - but they are not a part of Australia.
New Zealand is the island nation southeast of Australia.
The only island state of Australia is Tasmania.
The island of New Guinea lies directly north of Australia.
New Guinea is a large island north of Australia.
Australia does not have provinces. It has states. Australia's island state is Tasmania.
Australia is an island, since it is surrounded by water on all four sides.
Australia is the world's largest island. Australia is too large to be considered an island, it is a continent. If you disregarding island/continents then Afro-Eurasia would be the largest island at 84,400,000 km2. But by definition of island, Greenland is the largest island, about 1/3 the size of Australia.
Australia is too large to be considered an island. Australia is the sixth largest country.
Australia is an island continent, an island is surrounded by water on all sides. Africa does not "join" Australia.
Tasmania is the island south of the Australian mainland, but it is still part of the nation of Australia, being one of the six states. Macquarie Island is an island south of Australia.
Answer. Australia is an island.
Numerous islands lie to the south of Australia, but the largest island to the south of Australia is Tasmania, one of the states of Australia.
Australia has thousands of islands. The largest island is Tasmania, one of the states of Australia. Geographically, Austalia is not considered an island, but a continent. Because it is an entire continent surrounded by water, it can be considered an island continent.
The biggest island near Australia that is not part of Australia, is New Guinea, which lies to Australia's north.
The island off the coast of southeast Australia is Tasmania. It is one of the states of Australia.
Australia is larger but, geographically and geologically speaking, it is not an island, but a continent.
Australia is not an island, but a continent. It is the second driest continent in the world.
Australia is its proper name and it is not an island, but a continent.
Australia is, first and foremost, a continent. It is an island continent.
Possibly Tasmania, or Flinders Island.
Montague Island - Australia - was created in 1990.
Island Press - Australia - was created in 1970.
continent not an island
Australia is the Island Country.
A Continent and an island
Firstly, Captain Cook did not discover Australia. Secondly, Australia is not an island. It is a continent. The biggest island in the world is and was Greenland.
The largest island that is directly west from Australia is Madagascar. Madagascar is an African Island in the Indian Ocean.
Austalia is a continent not an island well... Thats what most geoograpers say australia is too big to be a island
Australia is an island continent.
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