Landmarks in Australia

Great Barrier Reef

Queensland, Australia
Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system. This reef structure is composed of and built by billions of tiny organisms, known as coral polyps. It can be seen from outer space.top

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The bridge is a steel arch bridge across Sydney Harbour that carries rail, vehicular, and pedestrian traffic between the Sydney central business district (CBD) and the North Shore. Because of its arch-based design, it was often called "The Coathanger."top

Sydney Opera House

Sydney, New South Wales, NSW 2001, Australia
Sydney Opera House
This building is one of the best known icons of Australia. The Opera House covers 1.8 hectares (4.5 acres) of land. It is 183 metres (605 feet) long and about 120 metres (388 feet) wide at its widest point.top

The Pinnacles

Western Australia, Australia
The Pinnacles
Scientists debate how these limestone dunes were formed, but the area receives over 250,000 visitors a year. When the sun is low in the sky, the light brings out the colors and the extended shadows create a contrast that brings out their features.top

Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Northern Territory, Australia
Uluru (Ayers Rock)
This world-renowned sandstone formation stands 348 m (1,142 ft) high (863 m/2,831 ft above sea level) with most of its bulk below the ground, and measures 9.4 km (5.8 mi) in circumference.top

Warner Bros. Movie World

Oxenford, Queensland, Australia
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World (more commonly referred to as Movie World) is a popular movie related theme park. The park contains various movie-themed rides and attractions ranging from motion simulators to roller coasters and slow river rides.top


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