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Australia in 1846 - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a historical map of Australia, published c1846, showing early colonies and the borders of the colony of South Australia. 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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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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Australia in 1846 - Google map layer

This is a historical map of Australia, published c1846, showing early colonies and the borders of the colony of South Australia. This artefact has been georeferenced and is intended to be viewed as a map layer in Google Earth. Google Earth must be installed in order to open the resource.

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The Australian colonies in 1853 - Google map layer

This is a historical map of the Australian colonies, published in 1853, showing the existing colonial borders at that time. This artefact has been georeferenced and is intended to be viewed as a map layer in Google Earth. Google Earth must be installed in order to open the resource.

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Commonwealth of Australia 1908 - Google map layer

This is a historical map of Australia, published in 1908, showing the borders of the new Australian states in very close to their modern-day configurations. This artefact has been georeferenced and is intended to be viewed as a map layer in Google Earth. Google Earth must be installed in order to open the resource.

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GeogSpace: year 3 - exemplar

This is a web page consisting of an overview and two illustrations of practice on the GeogSpace website, a resource for teachers. The illustrations develop the concept of place into a more complex idea with subtleties of function, and contrasts in settlements between different places. Illustration 1 develops students' knowledge ...

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GeogSpace: year 4 - exemplar

This is a web page consisting of an overview and two illustrations of practice on the GeogSpace website, a resource for teachers. The focus is on the concept of environment, the interactions within it and developing an appreciation of the need for sustainability. Illustration 1 uses students' interest in animals to encourage ...

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GeogSpace: years 5-6 - key understandings

This is a web page consisting of an overview and two illustrations of practice on the GeogSpace website, a resource for teachers. The illustrations are designed to help teachers develop mastery of the aims and basic ideas of the Australian Curriculum: Geography, and the ways in which it develops general capabilities and ...

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Palaeogeographic atlas: Australia

This is an online atlas tracing the evolution of the Australian continent from 542 million to 10,000 years ago. It consists of 70 maps able to be viewed individually or in various time sequence slideshows. The maps, superimposed on outlines of Greater Australia, show continental land, coastal and marine areas, rivers, bodies ...