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1932
Japan conquers Manchuria
1/10
Lake is only _/10 visible
10,000 years ago
Ainu roots
North Pole
90 N
1853
Commodore Perry arrives in Japan
Zen
A form of Mahayana Buddhist that places great importance on moment by moment awareness. it can be obtained from meditation and self-comprehension
Joey
young kangaroo
Noh
The major form of classical Japanese drama that includes music and dancing. Its important because many people in Japan watch it
1185
Minamoto clan too over - Yoritomo Shogunate
Wellington
Capital of New Zealand?
Emu, Cassowary, Kookabura
Three birds native to Australia
1549
St Francis Xavier came from Spain - Spain converted Japanese to Christianity. Japanese government did not like what had happened in Philippines. Did not like minorities. Wanted to show their country as having the same kind of people.
1964
Tokyo Olympics
Eastern Queensland; 150 in./yr.
Wettest part of the country; in./yr. of rain in this area?
Antarctic circle
66 1/2 S
Hiroshima
The city located Southwest of Japan, hit by the first atomic bomb in 1945
Amaterasu
Sun godess most important godess of all, she was the ruler of the higher celestial plain
1973
Sydney Opera House built
Sashimi
Food consisting of raw sliced fish swrved with condiments such as wasabi and soy sauce. It is a delecacy in Japan
1855
Tasmania is first called Tasmania
1939 - 1945
WWII
1901
Australian Commonwealth forms; Tasmania becomes an Australian state ( before was part of New South Wales )
Evonne Goolagong
Famous Aborigine woman tennis player
Small rat-like animal
Bandicoot is a
200 Million
Wave Rock is __ years old
Haze from Eucalyptus trees and snow mountains
Blue mountains blue because of
Marsupial
Kangaroo
52 feet
How many feet below is Lake Eyre
712
Kojiki (record of ancient things)
Tropic of Capricorn
23 1/2 S
Tatami
Japanese mat woven out of straw and sometimes made out of styrofoam, they are made in different shapes, colors and sizes
Kami
Sacred beings that are worshiped in Shinto
Arnhem Land
Aborigine land in Northern Territory
Aug 6, 1945
Hiroshima bombed with a nuclear bomb
1947
new constitution for Japan - US bound to protect emperor; not allowed army
1868
Hokkaido open to Japanese settlement
Tale of Genji
A japanese literature attributed to Murasaki Shikibu in the Hainan Period. The forst novel in Japan
35 N, 87 W
Degrees of HSV?
Dingos
Aborigines brought __ with them
South Pole
90 S
1867
Meiji restoration
1876
Last Aborigine killed in Tasmania
11.5
Ayers Rock is __ miles long
40,000 years ago
Aborigines lived in Australia
Greenwich
City that the prime meridian runs through?
16,000
# of aborigines in Outback?
1914 - 1918
WWI; Japan - a world power?
400
Yamato clan - Jimmu Tenno; Shinto influences Japan
Cyclone Tracy
Largest dust cyclone?
1962
Aborigines get to vote
40,000 yrs. ago
Aborigines came to Ausralia
1800s
most of the Aborigines killed in Tasmania
1988
Australian Bicentennial
1893
New Zealand is the first country to give women the right to vote
Makes iron glow
Rust
1907
New Zealand becomes independant
Miso
A sauce that is made from cooked soybeans, salt and rice or barley. It's important because many Japanese people use it on their food
Tropic of Cancer
23 1/2 N
Aotearoa
Maori name for new zealand?
Lake eyre; 52 ft. below sea level
Lowest point; # ft. below sea level
720
Nihongi (collection of myths)
1770
The Great Barrier Reef is discovered by James Cook
1942
Darwin bombed by Japan in World War 2
1974
date of Cyclone Tracy?
1851-60
Australian Gold Rush
1603 - 1868
Tokugawa Shogunate - closed off Japan
Alice Springs
Largest city in Outback?
Nagasaki
Location hit by the second atomic bomb after Hiroshima, it ended WW2
1920
U.S. women vote
Ainu
Caucasian people distinct from japan, they live on all the main islands of japan.
1788
James Cook arrived at Botany Bay and created a Penal Colony
Kabuki
A popular type of Japanese drama combined with music and dance, it is the type of theatre in Japan(Played buy all male actors)
nocturnal
Kiwis are __ animals
John Howard
Australian Prime Minester
1904-05
Russo-Japanese war - Japan surprisingly won
Nippon
Another name for Japan from Dai Nippon, meaning "Great Japan", it is important because it means the japanese ideograph for the place where the sun rises
Afghanistan
Camels are from
1642
Abel Tasman sees Maoris; Abel Tasman discovers Tasmania and calls it Van Dieman's Land
1990s
Japan scares China; Japanese economy going down
1952
US occupation ends in Japan?
Darwin
City Bombed in world war 2
1st C
Japan lived in clans
Giant tsunami
The Wave Rock looks like a
794
Fujiwara family - important; rise of samurai and Japanese feudalism
Bonsai
The art of growing small trees in japan and its is said to bring peace
Stations
Name of Cattle & Sheep herding ranches in the outback?
Lake Eyre
Lowest point (Hint* lake)
1825
the British take control over Tasmania
1/3 Size of human thumb
Dwarf Tree frog is (how big)
19th C
samurai backed merchants and forced Ainu to work for them during fishing season
1637
1000s Christians killed
prime meridian
0 degrees longitude?
1769
James Cook makes contact with Maoris
1858
Breat Britain, Netherlands, and Russia granted extraterritoriality
Micheal Smith
Name of Australian Governor General
June and July
Coldest months?
1614
Christians ordered out of Japan
1902
Australian women get to vote
Torii
Tradtitional Japanese gate that leads to the Shinto Shrine, it can be found in many other holy places
50 in.
Rain fall of HSV?
Arctic Circle
66 1/2 N
1860s
Gold Rush in New Zealand
Shinto
The first religion ever practiced in Japan in the 1600s
Koori
Aborigine name for themselves
1927
Canberra made the country capital; designed by Walter Burley Griffin
Dec 7, 1941
Pearl Harbor bombing
Monotremes
Platypus and Echidna are
Monotremes
Mammals that lay eggs?
Uluru
Aborigine name for Ayers Rock
2000
Olympics in Sydney
1802
Flinders circumnavigated Australia and realized Australia was an island
1894-95
Japan war with China - gained Taiwan, Liatung peninsula, and Korea
1500s
Europeans came to Australia
Aug 9, 1945
Nagasaki bombed with a nuclear bomb
552
Buddhist monasteries come from South Korea; Prince Shotuku - first convert
1972
US leaves Okinawa
1543
Portuguese traders came to Japan
1840
the Treaty of Waitangi
Bushido
The traditional code of it contains self discipline and austerity
1937
Japan conquers a lot of Chinese territory
5-10 in.
In./yr. of rain in Outback?
Dried lake beds
Playas are
Australian Alps
Only place in Australia to get snow
Lake Eyre, Murray Darling, Carpentaria
The three drainage areas are
Treeless
Nullabor Plain is
Cat
The __ is not native to Australia

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