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Old 11-13-2012, 01:05 PM   #35
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Originally Posted by President View Post
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.
See, I never knew the tectonic plate angle to this question. That is why I love this board.
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