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Tropical, desert and temperate places

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Task no. 1

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Tropical, desert and temperate places

a. On a map of Australia, mark in the key climate zones and plot the capital cities, Barron River, Cairns, Bourke, Enngonia, Swansea (Tas) and Freycinet Peninsula.

b. Analyse of Sources 1 to 8 (below and in the downloadable resource) and write your observations and inferences of each place in the comparison table in the downloadable resource.

Transcript for Source 7: Afterwards went to the top of the same mount with Col. Arthur who named this 'Mount Henry' after Capt. Lockyer of the 3rd Regt. who accompanied us - in 1825 when after the Bushranger Brady &c.

Oyster Bay from or round Mount at the upper end of St Pauls Plains - 1823. / (afterwards went to the top of the same mount with Col: Arthur / who named this "Mount Henry" after Capt. Lockyer of the 3rd Regt. / who accompanied us - in 1825 when, 1822-1847
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