Whitehaven Beach

Whitehaven Beach is a 7 km long beach in Whitsunday Island, Queensland. The beach is known for its crystal white silicate sands (a type of quartz) and bright blue waters. That beach is maintained, and smoking is prohibited on it, as are dogs. Unlike ordinary sand, the sand on this…

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Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world. The reef is located in the Coral Sea off the coast of Queensland in northeastern Australia. It covers a length of over 2,300 km and an area of ​​about 344,400 km2, and can be seen from space. The…

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Australia – Pacific part (problems)

In Australia, Queensland is an area that is located in the tropical Pacific. It is the northeastern part, which covers a huge area. The Coral Islands also belong to Australia, halfway between Australia and New Caledonia. Norfolk Island as well, which is halfway to New Zealand. A little southeast of…

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Rose Atoll

Rose Atoll it is the southernmost point belonging to the United States. The land area is 0.214 km2 (53 acres). The total area of the atoll, including lagoon and reef flat amounts to 5 km2 (1,200 acres). West of the northernmost point is a channel into the lagoon, about 40…

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American Samoa

American Samoa is a territory of the United States in the middle of Polynesia. It is located just southeast of Samoa, above Tonga, in the South Pacific. It consists of five islands and two atolls. American Samoa has approximately 55,212 people. Capital city is Pago Pago. Land area is 200…

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