Set of cards from Australia!
Australia is a land of wild contrasts and natural enigmas. Clockwise from top left: Flinders Ranges, South Australia; Koala; Heron Island, Queensland. The Flinders Ranges is the largest mountain range in South Australia, its highest peak is St Mary (1170 m). Heron Island a coral cay in the southestern Great Barrier Reef. The island is about 800 meters long and 300 at its widest.
Capital cities of Australia
Clockwise from top left:Darwin, Northern Territory; Brisbane, Queensland; Sydney, New South Wales; Canberra, Australian Capital Territory; Melbourne, Victoria; Hobart, Tasmania; Adelaide, South Australia; Perth, Western Australia.
Adelaide, South Australia
Adelaide is the capital of South Australia and the fifth largest city in Australia. It has a population of approx 1.23 million. It was named in honour of Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, queen consort to King William IV. The city was founded in 1836 as the planned capital for a freely settled British province in Australia.
The witchetty grub is a term used for the large, white, wood eating larvae of several moths. The term is used mainly when the larvae are being considered as food. It is a staple in the diets of Aboriginal women and children.
The Pitjantjatjara are an Aboriginal people of the Central Australian desert. They have, for the most part, given up their nomadic hunting and gathering lifestyle but have retained their language and much of their culture in spite of increasing influences from the broader Australian community. Today, there are still about 4000 living scattered in small communities across their traditional lands.