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Plan of the town of Hobart 1893 - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a historical map of the town of Hobart, published c1893, showing features including transport, maritime areas, public facilities, industries and churches. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore this map as spatial data. They can investigate this map alone or add other map layers. Students ...

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Plan of the town of Melbourne 1850 - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a historical map of Melbourne town, published c1850, showing a street plan and land allotments north of the Yarra River. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore this map as spatial data. They can investigate this map alone or add other map layers. Students use shape tools to measure ...

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Plan of the town of Sydney 1811 - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a historical map of the town of Sydney, published c1811, showing land use including military features, sea access and government land. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore this map as spatial data. They can investigate this map alone or add other map layers. Students use shape tools ...

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Railway systems of Australia 1880-89 - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a historical map of the railway systems of Australia, published c1889, showing the different railway lines, which operated largely to join mining and agricultural centres to the coasts. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore this map as spatial data. They can investigate this map alone ...

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The Australian colonies in 1853 - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a historical map of the Australian colonies, published in 1853, showing the existing colonial borders at that time. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore this map as spatial data. They can investigate this map alone or add other map layers. Students use shape tools to measure area ...

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Adelaide city and parkland 1895-97 - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a historical map of Adelaide, published c1895-97, showing north and south of the Torrens River. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore this map as spatial data. They can investigate this map alone or add other map layers. Students use shape tools to measure area and distance, and they ...

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Proposed design of the layout for Canberra 1912 - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a map showing an alternative design for Canberra prepared by a departmental board from the Department of Home Affairs for consideration by the Parliament in November 1912. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore this map as spatial data. They can investigate this map alone or add other ...

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Maritime and overland exploration routes of Australia 1606-1879 - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a map, published c1895-97, showing the journeys by significant explorers between 1606 and 1879 along the Australian coastline and overland routes. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore this map as spatial data. They can investigate this map alone or add other map layers. Students ...

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Cyclone track data of Australia - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a map showing the location and tracks of tropical cyclones across Australia between 1914 and 2006. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore the map as spatial data. They can investigate this map alone or add other map layers. Students use shape tools to measure area and distance, and ...

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Sentinel bushfire hotspots - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a satellite image of Australia showing the location of bushfires within the past 24 hours. The location of each bushfire is identified by a symbol that is colour coded according to when the bushfire was last detected. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore the satellite image as spatial ...

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Earth at night - SpatialGenie map layer

This is an image of the Earth at night, showing the location of permanent lights on the Earth's surface. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore the image as spatial data. They can investigate this image alone or add other map layers. Students use shape tools to measure area and distance, and ...

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Protected areas - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a map of Australia, showing protected areas in 2008. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore this map as spatial data. They can investigate this map alone or add other map layers. Students use shape tools to measure area and distance, and they can also search for images. Using SpatialGenie, ...

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Volcanoes: global - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a world map showing significant volcanic eruptions in historic times. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore the map as spatial data. They can investigate this map alone or add other map layers. Students use shape tools to measure area and distance, and they can also search for images. ...

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Landslides: Australia - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a map showing the location of landslides in Australia between 1842 and 2001. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore the map as spatial data. They can investigate this map alone or add other map layers. Students use shape tools to measure area and distance, and they can also search ...

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Natural Earth: coral reefs - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a map showing the location and distribution of the coral reefs of the world. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore the maps as spatial data. They can investigate this map alone or add other map layers. Students use shape tools to measure area and distance, and they can also search ...

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Earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 and above, last seven days - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a map, showing a real-time feed of earthquakes that have occurred over the past seven days. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore this map as spatial data. They can investigate this map alone or add other map layers. Students use shape tools to measure area and distance, and they ...

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Inanimate Alice episode 1: China

Inanimate Alice is a multimodal text that uses audio, animation and interactive elements to tell a story about a girl who is growing up in the early years of the 21st century. In episode 1, Alice is living with her parents in a remote region of northern China when her father goes missing.

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Inanimate Alice episode 2: Italy

Inanimate Alice is a multimodal text that uses audio, animation and interactive elements to tell a story about a girl who is growing up in the early years of the 21st century. In episode 2, Alice is separated from her parents while they are on a skiing holiday in Italy.

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Inanimate Alice episode 3: Russia

Inanimate Alice is a multimodal text that uses audio, animation and interactive elements to tell a story about a girl who is growing up in the early years of the 21st century. In episode 3, Alice and her parents are living in Russia; Alice hides in her cupboard while her parents argue with some angry strangers in the next room.

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Inanimate Alice episode 4: hometown

Inanimate Alice is a multimodal text that uses audio, animation and interactive elements to tell a story about a girl who is growing up in the early years of the 21st century. In episode 4, Alice finds herself trapped on top of a building when a staircase collapses.