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AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND I. Introduction a. Australia and New Zealand are characterized by _ PERIPHERAL _development. b. Populations are also _ clustered __ in urban areas. c. Activism of _ Aboriginal __ population in Australia and _ Maori _ population in New Zealand is changing the countries d. Significant exports of primary materials such as _ agriculture _products and _ minerals __ are chief economic drivers, supplying raw materials to the _ Pacific Rim __. e. Land areas have been __ isolated ___ in the past affecting wildlife and indigenous peoples. f. Australia is ancient rock and relatively flat with the exception of the eastern mountains (_ Great Dividing Range _) g. New Zealand is younger and consists of significant _ Mountains _ and __ volcanic _ activity. h. The biodiversity in Australia is unique with _ Marsupials _ present due to persistent _ seperation __ and unusual vegetation such a eucalyptus. II. _ Australia __ a. Population and culture are _ European _ and the area is considered to be a European outpost in an __ Aisan __ world (this is changing with new immigration laws). b. Population is _ 21.5 _ million, a bit larger than in the Netherlands but the land area is __ 200 _ times larger than in the Netherlands. c.
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course ISS 315 taught by Professor Hussain during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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