The dangers of driving generally. | 27 Problems That Prove Australia Is Batshit Insane

27 Problems That Prove Australia Is Batshit Insane

Here’s a map of the climate in Australia. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

But before there were any maps of Australia, there was a long and rich history of Indigenous culture - including hundreds of language groups. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

So here’s an important reminder that far from being the “nobody’s land” described by Captain Cook, Australia was an incredibly rich, diverse rainbow society of many nations when the Union Jack was first raised 228 years ago today.

In this GIF, you can watch the history of the way Europeans mapped and divided Australia. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

In this GIF, you can watch the history of the way Europeans mapped and divided Australia.

This is what the country would look like if it was divided into states of equal population. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

Post with 22970 views. If the 8 States and Territories of Australia were equally populated [OC]

And here are all the reported magpie attacks in 2016. Eek! | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

And here are all the reported magpie attacks in 2016. Eek! | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

While this one shows how many days of rain each area averages. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

While this one shows how many days of rain each area averages. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

And this is how the country would have looked if all the proposed states actually existed. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

Artist Sasha Trubetskoy has drawn up a beautiful map depicting what Australia would have been like if all statehood proposals had succeeded.

This map shows the percentage of people who speak an Indigenous language at home in each area of Australia today. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

This map shows the percentage of people who speak an Indigenous language at home in each area of Australia today. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

This delightful map shows some of the most ~rude~ place names in Australia. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

Bendova, Nervous Knob and Climax: The world's rudest place names mapped

This is what Australia looks like with just the streams highlighted. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

And despite all those deserts, Australia has a lot of running water. Here’s all the streams, and nothing else.

This terrifying one shows the highest temperatures reached in 2016. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

And here’s a breakdown of the top languages other than English that are spoken in each electorate. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

And here’s a breakdown of the top languages other than English that are spoken in each electorate.

Wildlife making it impossible to go outdoors. | 27 Problems That Prove Australia Is Batshit Insane

27 Problems That Prove Australia Is Batshit Insane

This is what the dingo population looks like. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

And here’s the rail network. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

And here’s the rail network. | 29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

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