This map of Australia features major cities, roads, and reference features. An elevation and satellite map of Australia highlights its diverse topography like Australia’s sandy deserts, shield plateau, and mountain ranges.

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About the map

Australia World Map

Australia is the largest country in Oceania and the sixth-largest country in the world. It’s the smallest continent on Earth, but it’s also too large to be an island. Australia is nicknamed the “Land Down Under” because it’s situated below the equator.

It includes the island state of Tasmania to the southeast, which is the 26th largest island in the world. Australia is located near Indonesia, East Timor, and Papua New Guinea to the north. Also, several islands are situated to the east such as New Caledonia, Vanuatu, and Fiji Islands. Finally, New Zealand is across from the Tasman Sea to the southeast.

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IMAGERY

Australia Satellite Map

These satellite images of Australia show the country from coast to gold coast. The country gives mostly a tint of yellow in the central region because it’s dominated by desert landscapes. For example, Simpson, Gibson, and Tanami deserts cover the central region. All of Australia’s major cities are rimmed around 25,780 kilometers (16,020 mi) of shoreline. Otherwise, the Great Artesian basin is the largest and deepest artesian basin in the world, stretching over 1,700,000 square kilometers. Finally, the Great Barrier Reef in northeast Australia is the world’s largest coral reef system in the world. It consists of 900 islands stretching for over 2,300 kilometers (1,429 mi) and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Australia Satellite Map

HILLSHADE

Australia Elevation Map

Australia has an extremely diverse mix of terrain. Its major mountain chains include the Darling, MacDonnell, and Gregory ranges. At 2,228 m (7,310 ft), Mount Kosciuszko is Australia’s highest point in the East Australian Cordillera (Great Dividing Range). This mountain peak is situated in the southeast of the country and is part of the Australian Alps. It’s just 400 kilometers (250 mi) away from Sydney and is designated as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.

Australia Hillshade Map

ADMINISTRATION

Australia Territory Map

Australia has six states and two territories. Its six states include New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, and Western Australia. Whereas its two territories are Jarvis Bay Territory and the Australian Capital Territory.

Australia Territory Map

LOCATION

Australia World Map

The country of Australia is situated between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean. Australia is close to New Zealand in the southeast. Finally in the north, we have the countries of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.

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