Western Australia: beaches, canyons, deserts and coral reefs

Karijini NP, Western Australia, Australia. Author Bäras. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Western Australia is the largest state of Australia, it has a land area of 2,645,615 sq. km. and a population of 2,400,000 (2012), the majority of Western Australians live in the capital, Perth (1,800,000 inhabitants), in the south western corner ...

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Northern Territory climate: when to go to the Northern Territory

Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australia. Author Corey Leopold. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

In the tropical climate area that extends along the Gulf of Carpentaria and Arnhem Land, including also the capital of the territory, the port of Darwin, the climate is humid and tropical, and can be divided into two seasons, a ...

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Northern Territory: from the Indian Ocean to the desert heart of Australia

Kings Canyon, Watarrka National Park, Australia. Author Vinci Liu. No Copyright.

The Northern Territory is a federal territory of Australia, located in the north-central part of the country, the capital is the city of Darwin (population 130,000), a port situated along the Indian Ocean. This Australian territory has an area 1,420,970 ...

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Victoria climate: when to go to Victoria

Twelve Apostles, Victoria, Australia. Author Thomas ENGUEHARD. No Copyright

This Australian state has a temperate Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and cold and wet winters. The city of Melbourne has a very varied climate, with rainfall well distributed throughout the year, and an annual average of 650 mm ...

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South Australia climate: when to go to South Australia

Maslin Beach, South Australia, Australia. Author Vmenkov. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

South Australia is the driest state in Australia, much of the region is composed of semi-arid territory. South Australia presents various types of weather, climate, ranging from desertic in the north of the state to the mild Mediterranean climate of ...

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Canberra climate: when to go to Canberra

Canberra, Australia. Author Huwr. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The country’s capital, Canberra, is located about 300 km south-west of Sydney and 150 km from the east coast of Australia. The city of Canberra is located about 580 meters above sea level and has, thanks to the mitigating influence ...

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Lord Howe island climate: when to go to Lord Howe

Lord Howe, Australia. Author Fanny Schertzer. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Located in the Pacific Ocean 600 km off the coast of New South Wales, Lord Howe Island has a sub-tropical climate, with warm summers and mild winters. The average maximum temperatures vary between 19 ° C and 20 ° C ...

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New South Wales climate: when to go to New South Wales

Sydney Opera House, Australia. Author Kazuhisa Togo. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The climate of New South Wales is temperate, characterized by hot, dry summers and cold wet winters. Along the coast the wettest period are the months between January and June, the average annual rainfall in this area is of 900-1,200 ...

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Queensland climate: when to go to Queensland

Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday island, Queensland, Australia. Author Grizzy Kret. No Copyright

The climate of Queensland is sub-tropical humid climate with two seasons, a rainy and humid season in summer (October to May) and a relatively dry season between June and October. The average maximum temperature in Brisbane, ranging between 29°C in ...

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Tasmania climate: when to go to Tasmania

Wineglass Bay and Promise Bay, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, Australia. Author Bjørn Christian Tørrissen. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Tasmania has a maritime temperate climate, with hot and mild summers (December-February) and cold and rainy winters, with snow in the mountains especially in July and August. The steady rain falling throughout the year, but since the prevailing winds are ...

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Australia climate: when to go to Australia

Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia, Australia. Author Bjørn Christian Tørrissen. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Australia because of its shape and size is characterized by different types of climate that are very different from each other, we find a large central and western area of the country subject to the desert climate, while the northern ...

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Australia: kangaroos, Aboriginal and deserts

Purnululu NP, Western Australia, Australia. Author Bäras. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Australia (Commonwealth of Australia), is the largest state in Oceania and the sixth nation, for surface, in the world, it’s completely surrounded by sea, Australia is washed to the north and east from the Pacific Ocean, and to the south ...

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Easter Island climate: when to go to Easter Island

Anakena Beach, Easter Island, Chile. Author LuxoDresden. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Easter Island is located in the South-Eastern Pacific Ocean at about 27 degrees latitude south, its latitude and its location in the middle of the larger ocean of the earth means that the island is affected by a  semi-tropical climate, characterized by low daily temperature ...

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Easter Island: volcanoes and huge statues

Moais in Rano Raraku, Easter Island. Author Aurbina. No Copyright

Easter Island (Isla de Pascua) also known as Rapa Nui is one of the most isolated islands in the Pacific Ocean, in fact it is more than 3,500 km from the Chilean coast and about 4,000 km from the island ...

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Fiji climate: when to go to Fiji

Waya, Yasawa, Fiji. Author Miguel Sanchez (Miguel Sancheese). Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Fiji have a tropical maritime climate, hot and humid but tempered by trade winds, rainfall is frequent especially between November and April, and generally are higher on the eastern and south eastern slopes that are more exposed to trade winds. ...

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Fiji: paradise of tropical islands

Yasawa, Fiji. Author Tim Parkinson. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The Fiji Islands (Republic of Fiji, Viti Matanitu Ko) are an arcipaelago located in the South Pacific, between 16° and 20° 30′ latitude south, and 177° longitude east and 177° 30′ longitude west, east of Vanuatu Islands, west of Tonga ...

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Tutuila and Manu’a Islands. The jewels of American Samoa: the islands of Ofu and Olosega

Ofu Island, American Samoa. Author Acepharma. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike.

TUTUILA Tutuila (137 sq km) is the main island of American Samoa, is a volcanic island located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean less than 100 km south-east of the eastern tip of the island of Upolu. Most of ...

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American Samoa: volcanic islands in the middle of the Pacific

Ofu Island, American Samoa. Author Peter Craig NPS. No Copyright

American Samoa are an unincorporated territory of the United States of America located in the central Pacific Ocean between Samoa in the west, and the Cook Islands in the east, 4,000 km southwest of Hawaii islands and 2,900 km north-east ...

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