Where is the Shoalhaven River area?

Student activities

Task no. 1

Where is the Shoalhaven River area?

Students locate the Shoalhaven River area using an atlas or Google Maps. They identify where it is in relation to Sydney, Canberra and their local area.

Complete the outline map of NSW

Students add details to the outline map of NSW using correct cartographic conventions.

Label on the map:

  • Nowra (main township on Shoalhaven River)
  • Sydney
  • Canberra
  • Your local area.

Using the directions function of Google Maps, investigate and label on the map:

  • Travel time by road from Sydney to Nowra
  • Travel time by road from Canberra to Nowra
  • Travel time by road from your home or school to Nowra

Public domain map:

 

map made up of black lines