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Australia"s coral realm

Charles Barrett

Australia"s coral realm

wonders of sea, reefs, and shore

by Charles Barrett

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Published by Robertson & Mullens in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Corals.,
  • Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Barrett.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18058283M

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      The Great Barrier Reef lies in tropical waters where temperatures are warm enough to offer enjoyable swimming and diving year round—though averages can vary 10°F (°C) from winter to . The fauna of Australia consists of a huge variety of animals; some 83% of mammals, 89% of reptiles, 90% of fish and insects and 93% of amphibians that inhabit the continent are endemic to Australia. This high level of endemism can be attributed to the continent's long geographic isolation, tectonic stability, and the effects of an unusual pattern of climate change on the soil and flora over.

    Australia comprises a land area of almost million square kilometres (sq km). The bulk of the Australian land mass lies between latitudes 10 degrees 41 minutes (10° 41′) south (Cape York, Queensland) and 43° 38′ south (South East Cape, Tasmania) and between longitudes ° 09′ east (Steep Point, Western Australia) and ° 38′ east [ ]. Australia has more than species of marsupials, including kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, and wombats. Our 55 different native species of kangaroos and wallabies vary greatly in size and weight, ranging from half a kilogram (1 pound) to 90 ( pounds) kilograms.


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