Australia is surrounded by the Pacific, Southern and Indian Oceans. The Timor, Tasman and Coral Seas also lie on the outside of the country.
The landmass of Australia is approximately 2,941,300 square miles, making it the sixth largest country in the world. Sometimes referred to as the world's largest island or the island continents, the country is home to a diverse range of habitats, including tropical forests and mountain ranges. The climate for the majority of the country is moderate, while coastal areas see more tropical weather patterns. Australia is also home to the world's largest monolith, which lies in Mount Augustus National Park.