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What is the second largest island in the world

New Guinea is the second largest actual island, just behind Greenland.

The second largest island in the world is technically Africa, (after Eurasia) but continents, including Australia and Antarctica, are not defined as islands although they are surrounded by oceans.

What are the three main island groups in Oceania

Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia are the three major island groups of the Oceania region. These island groups are located in the central and southern parts of the Pacific Ocean.

What is the elevation of the highest point in Oceania

If the Australia-New Guinea continent is included, then the highest point is Puncak Jaya in Papua at 4,884 meters (16,024 ft.), it's elevation is 5030 meters.

What is the highest elevation point in Canada

the highest elevation point in Canada is

Between what two imaginary lines are rainforests located

Almost all tropical rain forests are between two imaginary lines of latitude. These latitude lines are the Equator and the Tropic of Cancer.

Where do 80 percent of the people in Australia live

Over 80% of Australians live in coastal cities or settlements.

The main population centers are on the eastern and southeastern coast, incorporating coastal Queensland, down through eastern New South Wales, and in southern Victoria.

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What is the largest group of coral reefs and islands in the world

The Great Barrier Reef.

Is the Western desert the Sahara Desert

No the Western Desert is located in Australia, the Sahara is located in north Africa

Which region is in the western hemisphere polynesia micronesia or melanesia

Melanesia

Is Fiji in Oceania

yes

What is the lowest elevation in Oceania

The lowest elevation in Oceania is Lake Eyre in Australia at 52' below sea level.

What US state is home to the wettest place in Oceania

Hawaii, mount waialeale gets 460 inches of rain all year

What asian country shares its eastern border with papua new guinea

west irian

What tropic parallel transverses Australia

Capricorn

Is Papua New Guinea north or south of Australia

Papua New Guinea is north of Australia.

Is new zealand east or west of Tasmania

About east by south-east of Tasmania.

Is Australia in the southern hemisphere or northern hemisphere

Australia is in the Southern Hemisphere

What part of Oceania has rainforests

32%

What islands in melanesia are located near the coordinates of 8 S and 160 E

solomon islands

What type of climate do papua new guinea melanesia micronesia and polynesia have in common

They all have tropical/humid climate.

Are all the rain forests in south America

No, there are other rainforests in central Africa, southern Asia and northern Australia.

Which country has Lake Eyre as its lowest point and Mount Kosciuszko as its highest point

Mount Kosciuszko is the highest point in the country of Australia, while Lake Eyre is the lowest point in the same country and continent.

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