process of adjusting to the surrounding conditions
adaptation
process of changing the environment
modification
island formed by tectonic plate movement that causes the rising and folding of the ocean floor
continentalisland
a portion of a continent that is submerged under the ocean and gradually slopes away from the continent
continentalshelf
islands formed by sand deposited by sea currents on the continental shelf
barrierislands
a circular shaped island that has formed from a coral reef
atoll
gaseous layer around the Earth’s atmosphere that blocks harmful rays from the sun
ozone
arid inland areas of the Australian continent
outback
an adjective that describes anyone from an indigenous group anywhere in the world
aboriginal
mammals that carry their young in a pouch
marsupial
head of government in Australia
PrimeMinister