National Geographic on Australia

Photo: Beef fills a truck bed at a cattle station in the Australian outback Photography
Australia Through the National Geographic Lens
Epic landscapes, ancient cultures, humor as dry as the outback—photographer Sam Abell captures Australia’s eclectic essence >>


Image: An Australian cowboy in the outback is the main feature of this photo that accompanies a Bill Bryson travelogue Traveler Magazine
Bill Bryson Should Hate the Outback
It’s hell on the “forgetful, unfit, or geographically or mechanically inept,” writes the In a Sunburned Country author. “And yet I love it all.” >>
Photo: Whale shark in Australia Adventure Magazine
Photo Gallery: Four Corners of Oz
Hit-and-run sharks, biblical deluges, and wonky weather made for five wild weeks in Australia. Get stories and sights from the odyssey >>


Kids Australia offerings from National Geographic Creature Feature: Koalas
Boomerang Basics
Kangaroo Quiz
Make a Boomerang
Kangaroo sign

Elsewhere on the Web: Links to Australia sites

Wine Spectator on Australia’s Best
Top picks and a map of major wine regions

Kakadu: Australia’s Ancient Wilderness
Monster crocs and more from Australia’s largest terrestrial national park

Fossil Sites of Australia
Interactive map from Sydney’s Australian Museum

From National Geographic Books

Image: Travel Guide to Sydney, Australia Image: Adventure Travelogue of Australia Image: Travel Guide to Australia
The National Geographic Traveler: Sydney Cold Beer and Crocodiles The National Geographic Traveler: Australia
Noggin Boggler game
Englishmen are sometimes known by what name down under?

Nigels
roast beefs
poms       



E-mail Postcards
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Australian turtle photo postcardoutback photo postcardphoto postcard of Australia's Pinnacles Desert

Desktop Wallpaper
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Photo wallpaper of Australian turtle, tree and outback desert


Sights

Flashback Photo: 1949 —Aborigines Unmasked

Streaming Video: Geographic Photographer on Shooting in Oz

Not Quite the Crocodile Hunter: Taking on a Killer, Armed With…Dead Chickens?


Sounds

Didgeridoo Music
“Cabbage Patchin’”—Played by Karl Kalbaugh
“Terra Nova”—Featuring Karl Kalbaugh (More at LA Outback)

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Travels