Geography is the study of the physical features of the earth, including how humans affect the earth and are affected by it geography deals with the physical aspects of the earth: the composition. Australia is both a country and a continent and is closest to indonesia, east timor, papua new guinea, vanuatu, new caledonia, new zealand and the solomon islands. Indonesia shares land borders with malaysia, papua new guinea and east timor the highest point in indonesia is the peak of puncak jaya on the island of papua sitting at 4,884 metres (16,024 ft) above sea level. Indonesia is an archipelagic country located in southeast asia, lying between the indian ocean and the pacific oceanit is located in a strategic location astride or along major sea lanes connecting east asia, south asia and oceania. Australia is a unique, modern and dynamic trading nation of 22 million people with an ancient indigenous history, and a european cultural backgroundaustralia's coastline stretches almost 50,000 kilometres and is linked by over 10,000 beaches, more than any other country in the world.
In the australian curriculum, geography is part of the humanities and social sciences (hass) learning area aef's curriculum resources for geography are aligned to the australian curriculum to ensure all students have the opportunity to know and understand asia and australia's engagement with asia. Indonesia, with over 18,000 counted islands, is by far the largest and most varied archipelago on earth it spans almost 2 million square kilometers between asia and australia with a population of 248,216,193, indonesia shares land borders with 3 countries: malaysia, timor-leste and papa new guinea. Indonesia was the heaviest hit, with more than 150,000 casualties many of the deaths occurred in the war-torn province of aceh on may 26, 2006, more than 6,200 people were killed in a 63 magnitude earthquake on java. Robert cribb's research interests focus mainly on indonesia, though he has some interest in other parts of southeast asia (especially malaysia and burma/myanmar) and in inner asia.
Case study - inner city redevelopment london's docklands in 1981 the london's docklands development corporation (lddc) was set up to improve the economic, social and environmental problems that had developed in the area that was once one of the world's busiest ports. Ethical horseracing perhaps one of the more surprising areas of geography is the study of ethical horseracing phil mcmanus, a professor at the university, explains that geography focuses on how humans interact with the world, and this includes animals. Passports the australian passport office and its agents are committed to providing a secure, efficient and responsive passport service for australia.
The region of oceania and australia includes the continent of australia as well as many surrounding island countries it is located to the southeast of asia australia is the smallest continent by size and the second smallest in terms of population oceania and australia are surrounded by the indian. Geologists, scientists who study the earth and the way that features like mountains are formed, discovered that indonesia sits on the ring of fire the ring of fire is a zone of frequent seismic (relating to earthquakes) and volcanic activity around the rim of the pacific ocean (see image 1 . Through thematic seminars, language study, field studies, and educational excursions, the program introduces students to the historical, political, and economic (tourism, oil, international investment, and agriculture) conditions of everyday life in bali, java, and indonesia. Australia's engagement with asia: indonesia is an engaging and easy-to-use teaching resource that supports the australian curriculum: geography it includes six dvd chapters with related texts and worksheets developed by world vision and the australian geography teachers association. Location mount merapi is located in south east asia in the country of indonesia it is north of yogyakarta and west of solo on the island of java it is 1,700m high and has been erupting regularly since the 1500s.
In honor of australia day coming up, i thought i'd give you guys a early upload geography now australia geography now loading unsubscribe from geography now cancel unsubscribe working. Australian curriculum year 3 geography exploring places near and far unit 1: investigating how places are similar and different teacher guidelines. Why study geography major (ba) enrolling in the geography major at curtin places you in a diverse community of students from around the world, surrounded by leading researchers working in the southeast asian region and australia. Australia awards scholarships information for study commencing in 2019 • be applying for courses that fall within the areas of development priority (see priority fields of study above. Indonesia: a country study washington: gpo for the library of congress, 1993 geography climate environment national territory population australia the.
The quake was centred 130 kilometres to the east of the prefecture's capital, sendai a tsunami was sent crashing into the country's north-eastern coast. Australia was a country virtually without a film industry until the late 1960s and early '70s, when the federal government established the australian film development corporation (after 1975, the australian film commission) to subsidize the growth of an authentic national cinema, founded a national. Geography and climate of indonesia the topography of indonesia's islands varies but it consists mainly of coastal lowlands some of indonesia's larger islands (sumatra and java for example) have large interior mountains. Indonesia main page : indonesia's geography indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world it consists of five major islands and about 30 smaller groups.
The geography of australia encompasses a wide variety of biogeographic regions being the world's smallest continent but the sixth-largest country in the world the population of australia is concentrated along the eastern and southeastern coasts.