The most southerly point on the mainland is South Point (Wilsons Promontory, Victoria) at 3908 south.The latitudinal distance from Cape York to South Point is about 3,180 kilometres (km), and to South East Cape 3,680 km, while the longitudinal distance between Steep Point and Cape Byron is about 4,000 km.
Prinsendam, or Prince’s ship, is truly a classic vessel worthy of her name.Hanging Rock is about discovery and the Hanging Rock Discovery Centre is the perfect place to start.Gain a fascinating background on the area’s history, mystery and geology with hands-on interpretive displays and informative panels.Hidden in the red hills of Australia are clues to the mysteries of when the Earth was born, how life first arose, and how it transformed the planet.Experts unveil how the earliest forms of life—an odd assortment of bacterial slime—flooded the atmosphere with oxygen, sparking the biological revolution that made animal life possible.You won’t be left alone; the Travelrite tour manager will be looking after you. Deck plans Designed to explore the remote corners of the world in elegance and style, MV Prinsendam is a most intimate ship.Accommodating just 835 passengers, she gives guests the feel of a classic yacht with the spaciousness of a cruise ship.Comparisons of Australia’s land area with that of other countries and continents can be found in at the end of this chapter.In a jurisdictional and economic sense, Australia extends well beyond the mainland continent and Tasmania, including about 12,000 islands.(These programs not available for streaming.) Of all the continents on Earth, none preserves a more spectacular story of our planet's origins than Australia.NOVA's four-part "Australia's First 4 Billion Years" takes viewers on a rollicking adventure from the birth of the Earth to the emergence of the world we know today.