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Australasia

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Australia Geography/Australia Country Song

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Ken Wai's Election Statement for RIBA International Council, Asia and Australasia Region

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Scammer Fishing scam region: (Australasia)

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Pilot for the Dancehall and Ting TV Show for Australasia (Australia,New Zealand,Pacific Islands,Asia

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Oceania Geography Song, Regions of Oceania

Australasia, a region of Oceania, comprises Australia, New Zealand, neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean and, sometimes, the island of New Guinea. Charles de Brosses coined the term in Histoire des navigations aux terres australes (1756). He derived it from the Latin for "south of Asia" and differentiated the area from Polynesia and the southeast Pacific (Magellanica). The bulk of Australasia sits on the Indo-Australian Plate, together with India.
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