Continents similar to or like Australia (continent)

The continent of Australia, sometimes known in technical contexts by the names Sahul, Australinea, or Meganesia to distinguish it from the country of Australia, consists of the landmasses which sit on Australia's continental plate. Wikipedia

  • Papua New Guinea

    Country in Oceania that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia. Port Moresby. Wikipedia

  • Australia

    Sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. Wikipedia

  • Continent

    One of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are commonly regarded as continents. Wikipedia

  • Sahul Shelf

    Part of the continental shelf of the Australian continent, lying off the northwest coast of mainland Australia. The name "Sahull" or "Sahoel" appeared on 17th century Dutch maps applied to a submerged sandbank between Australia and Timor. Wikipedia

  • Boundaries between the continents of Earth

    [[File:Continents vide couleurs.png|thumb|300px|Color-coded map of continents: Americas Wikipedia

  • History of Oceania

    The History of Oceania includes the history of Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and other Pacific island nations. Divided into the prehistory of each of its major areas: Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, and Australasia, and these vary greatly as to when they were first inhabited by humans—from 70,000 years ago to 3,000 years ago (Polynesia). Wikipedia

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    • Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.Australia-Wikipedia
    • Geologically, the island of New Guinea is a northern extension of the Indo-Australian tectonic plate, forming part of a single land mass which is Australia-New Guinea (also called Sahul or Meganesia).Papua New Guinea-Wikipedia
    • The uplift may have also resulted from shortening due to the counter-clockwise rotation of Borneo between 20 and 10 mega-annum (Ma) as a consequence of Australia-Southeast Asia collision.Borneo-Wikipedia
    • Indigenous Australians inhabited the continent for about 65,000 years prior to the first arrival of Dutch explorers in the early 17th century, who named it New Holland.Australia-Wikipedia
    • Geographically, Southeast Asia is bounded to the southeast by the Australian continent, the boundary between these two regions runs through Wallacea.Southeast Asia-Wikipedia
    • The term Oceania is often used to denote the wider region encompassing the Australian continent, New Zealand and various islands in the Pacific Ocean that are not included in the seven-continent model.New Zealand-Wikipedia

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