Geography of Australia

Can you answer these random questions about the geography of Australia?
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What is the name of the rural areas of Australia?
The Bush
What name is given to the areas that are like the above, but are more remote?
The Outback
What city is in the Australian Capital Territory?
Canberra
What is the most populous Australian city located on its western coast?
Perth
What is the world's longest coral reef system?
Great Barrier Reef
In what sea can the above be found?
Coral Sea
In what major peninsula in Queensland is the northernmost point of mainland Australia?
Cape York
What is Ayer's Rock also known as?
Uluru
What is the most populous settlement near the above?
Alice Springs
What is the name of the most famous beach of Sydney?
Bondi Beach
Which of the national animals of Australia is the second-largest bird in the world?
Emu
What river system has the longest length in Australia?
Murray-Darling
What Australian territory is located 350 km south of the Indonesian island of Java?
Christmas Island
What is the capital of the Northern Territory?
Darwin
What city in Victoria was the 1956 Summer Olympics host?
Melbourne
What mountain range runs from Queensland to Victoria?
Great Dividing Range
What strait separates Australia and Papua New Guinea?
Torres Strait
What sea is located between Australia and New Zealand?
Tasman Sea
What is the name of the "Treeless" region on the coast of South Australia?
Nullarbor
What mountain, starting with K, is the tallest in Australia?
Mount Kosciuszko
Name one of the two largest deserts of Australia.
Great Victoria |
Great Sandy
What is the nickname of Tasmania?
The Apple Isle
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Level 75
Nov 29, 2020
The last question is missing an "a" at the end of Tasmania
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Level 84
Mar 12, 2021
Thanks for being lenient with the spelling of the mountain, it almost always gives me trouble.