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Old 11-13-2012, 09:43 AM   #27
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Is Australia an island or a continent? What is the difference between the two?
Australia is normally considered too big to be an island. It also sits on its own tectonic plate, unlike Greenland for example (another huge island) which sits on North America's. Therefore it is usually defined as a continent.
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