17 Maps Of Australia That Will Make Your Mind Boggle

1.
Australia is big. REALLY big.

2.
A BIG COUNTRY.

3.
Australia overlapped onto North America.

4.
One Big Island!

5.
NSW compared to Texas.

6.
Western Australia compared to Europe.

7.
Northern Territory compared to Alaska.

8.
Queensland compared to Quebec.

9.
Only 2% of Australia's population lives in the yellow area.

10.
Australia's population density.

11.
Operational mines: no prizes for guessing Australia's biggest industry.

12.
Dingo fence, the world's longest fence.

13.
Australia shrinks in world map adjusted for population size (1 grid square = 1 million people)

14.
Size comparison of Greenland and Australia.

15.
Uluru (Ayers Rock) compared to Central Park, Manhattan.

16.
The Great Barrier Reef compared to Europe.

17.
Australia. A lot larger than you think*

* It's actually even bigger than this Mercator scale GIF makes it appear.

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