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Australia at the 2010 Winter Olympics

Australia participated at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. A team of forty athletes was selected to compete in eleven sports. The Chef de Mission was Ian Chesterman who has held the position since the 1998 Winter O ...

Australia at the 2014 Winter Olympics

Australia competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, from 7 to 23 February 2014. Australias team consisted of 60 athletes competing in 11 sports, which represented the largest Winter Olympics team the country had ever sent.

Australia at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Australia competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February 2018, with 50 competitors in 10 sports. They won three medals in total, two silver and one bronze, ranking 23rd in the medal table.

Australia at the 1896 Summer Olympics

One athlete from Victoria, a British colony which later formed part of Australia, competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. Edwin Flack was born in England and was resident in London in 1896, but spent most of his life in Australia ...

Australia at the 1900 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. Most Olympic historians keep Australian records at early Olympics separate from those of the United Kingdom despite Australias lack of independence at the time. Australia was repres ...

Australia at the 1904 Summer Olympics

Two athletes from Australia competed at the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, United States. Although this was the third games at which athletes from Australia participated, it was the first time those athletes competed representing the Commonwe ...

Australia at the 1920 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games. A brother and sister combination swam for Australia, Frank and Lily Beaurepaire.

Australia at the 1924 Summer Olympics

Ranks given are within the heat. * – Indicates athlete swam in the preliminaries but not in the final race.

Australia at the 1928 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 18 competitors, 14 men and 4 women, took part in 26 events in 6 sports. Due to economic difficulties, Australia could only afford to send ten athletes to the Games, as the ...

Australia at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. Due to the Great Depression, Australia could only afford to send 13 athletes to the Games. An innovation was the daily one-hour radio report on the Olympics for New Zea ...

Australia at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 32 competitors, 28 men and 4 women, took part in 26 events in 7 sports. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.

Australia at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 75 competitors, 66 men and 9 women, took part in 52 events in 11 sports. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.

Australia at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 81 competitors, 71 men and 10 women, took part in 67 events in 12 sports. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games. As the country hosted the next Olympic ...

Australia at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Australia was the host nation for the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. However, due to Australian quarantine restrictions the equestrian events were held in Stockholm, Sweden. 294 competitors, 250 men and 44 women, took part in 140 e ...

Australia at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 189 competitors, 160 men and 29 women, took part in 122 events in 17 sports. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.

Australia at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 243 competitors, 203 men and 40 women, took part in 133 events in 19 sports. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.

Australia at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games. 128 competitors, 104 men and 24 women, took part in 105 events in 16 sports.

Australia at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games. 168 competitors, 139 men and 29 women, took part in 110 events in 20 sports.

Australia at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 180 competitors, 146 men and 34 women, took part in 115 events in 20 sports. Australia performed poorly, winning one silver and four bronze medals. This result spurred Pr ...

Australia at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. In partial support of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics Australia competed under the Olympic Flag. 120 competitors, 92 men and 28 women, took part in 92 events in ...

Australia at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games. 242 competitors, 169 men and 73 women, took part in 137 events in 22 sports.

Australia at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. 252 competitors, 180 men and 72 women, took part in 145 events in 24 sports. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games of the modern era.

Australia at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games of the modern era. 279 competitors, 187 men and 92 women, took part in 153 events in 25 sports.

Australia at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. Australia sent 417 athletes, 250 men and 167 women, to the Atlanta Games. An Australian segment was featured in the closing ceremony, as Australia was to host the next edit ...

Australia at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Australia was the host nation for the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games. 628 competitors, 341 men and 276 women, took part in 270 events in 34 sports.

Australia at the 2004 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece from 13 to 29 August 2004. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games of the modern era. The Australian Olympic Committee sent a total of 470 athletes to the Ga ...

Australia at the 2008 Summer Olympics

A total of 433 competitors competed for Australia at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The team was Australias second largest away team after the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, which included a team of 482 competitors. Australian athletes hav ...

Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games of the modern era. The Australian Olympic Committee sent a total of 410 athletes to the Game ...

Australia at the 2016 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. Australia is one of only five countries to have sent athletes to every Summer Olympics of the modern era, alongside Great Britain, France, Greece, ...

Structural basin

A structural basin is a large-scale structural formation of rock strata formed by tectonic warping of previously flat-lying strata. Structural basins are geological depressions, and are the inverse of domes. Some elongated structural basins are a ...

Hollow

Tree hollow, a void in a branch or trunk, which may provide habitat for animals Hollow, a term meaning a small vee-shaped, riverine type of valley Hollow, a low, wooded area, such as a copse

Kotlovyna

Kotlovyna is a selo in the Reniyskyi raion of the southern Ukrainian oblast of Odessa. It is situated on the western bank of Ozero Yalpug. In 2001 its population was recorded as 2.643.

Amundsen Basin

The Amundsen Basin, with depths up to 4.4 km, is the deepest abyssal plain in the Arctic Ocean. The Amundsen Basin is embraced by the Lomonosov Ridge and the Gakkel Ridge. It is named after the polar researcher Roald Amundsen. Together with the N ...

Bellingshausen Plain

Bellingshausen Plain, also known as Bellinghausen Abyssal Plain, is an undersea plain parallel to the continental rise in the Bellingshausen Sea, named for Admiral Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, commander of the Russian Antarctic Expedition. ...

Great Lakes Depression

The Great Lakes Depression, also called the Great Lakes Hollow is a large semi-arid depression in Mongolia that covers parts of the Uvs, Khovd, Bayan-Olgii, Zavkhan and Govi-Altai aimags. Bounded by the Altai in the West, Khangai in the East and ...

Nansen Basin

The Nansen Basin is an abyssal plain with water-depths of around 3 km in the Arctic Ocean and part of the Eurasian Basin. It is named after Fridtjof Nansen. The Nansen Basin is bounded by the Gakkel Ridge on the one side and by the Barents Sea co ...

Agulhas Basin

The Agulhas Basin is an oceanic basin located south of South Africa where the South Atlantic Ocean and south-western Indian Ocean meet. Part of the African Plate, it is bounded by the Agulhas Ridge to the north and the Southwest Indian Ridge to t ...

Angola Basin

The Angola Basin is located along the West African South Atlantic Margin which extends from Cameroon to Angola. It is characterized as a passive margin that began spreading in the south and then continued upwards throughout the basin. This basin ...

Arabian Basin

The Arabian Basin is an oceanic basin located in the southern part of the Arabian Sea between the Arabian Peninsula and India. It is centered at 10° N, 65° E. The basin depth ranges from 3.400 m in the north to 4.400 m in the south, with a maximu ...

Argentine Basin

The Argentine Basin is a region of the Atlantic Ocean floor off the east coast of Argentina, between the Mid-Atlantic Ridge to the east and the Scotia Basin to the west. To the north is the Brazil Basin, with the two basins being separated by the ...

Afar Triangle

The Afar Triangle is a geological depression caused by the Afar Triple Junction, which is part of the Great Rift Valley in East Africa. The region has disclosed fossil specimens of the very earliest hominins; that is, the earliest of the human cl ...

Darkhad Valley

The Darkhad Valley is a large valley in northwestern Khovsgol aimag, Mongolia. It is situated between the Ulaan Taiga and Khoridol Saridag ranges at an altitude of about 1600 m, about 160 km long and 40 km wide. The area is 4270 km². It was trans ...

Wharton Basin

Wharton Basin is the marine area of the north east quarter of the Indian Ocean. It is named after William Wharton, Hydrographer of the Navy. Alternative names are Cocos Basin and West Australian Basin. It lies east of the Ninety East Ridge and we ...

Uvala (landform)

Uvala is originally a local toponym used by people in some regions in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia. In geosciences it denotes a closed karst depression, a terrain form usually of elongated or compound structure ...

Columbia Basin

Columbia Basin may refer to: Columbia River drainage basin, a drainage basin covering parts of U.S. and Canada Columbia Plateau, the geographic region in the Pacific Northwest commonly referred to as the Columbia Basin Columbia Plateau ecoregion, ...

Kuznetsk Depression

Kuznetsk Depression is located among mountains of South-Central Siberia, including: Kuznetsk Alatau to the Northeast, Salair Ridge to the Southwest, and Mountainous Shoria to the South. It is within Kemerovo Oblast.

Ljubljana Basin

The Ljubljana Basin is a basin in the upper river basin of Sava. It is the most populated area in Slovenia and it is metropolitan area of Ljubljana. Its main rivers are the Sava, the Kamnik Bistrica and the Ljubljanica.

Mascarene Plateau

The Mascarene Plateau is a submarine plateau in the Indian Ocean, north and east of Madagascar. The plateau extends approximately 2.000 km, from the Seychelles in the north to Reunion in the south. The plateau covers an area of over 115.000 km 2 ...

Minusinsk Hollow

Minusinsk Hollow or Khakass-Minusinsk Hollow котловина, Minusinskaya kotlovina) is in Khakassia and Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia located among mountains of South Siberia. It is bounded on the west by Kuznetsk Alatau, and east by the Sayan Mountains. ...

Oceanic basin

In hydrology, an oceanic basin may be anywhere on Earth that is covered by seawater but geologically ocean basins are large geologic basins that are below sea level. Geologically, there are other undersea geomorphological features such as the con ...