FOTD 04/26/2005: The lost continent of Oceania?

So while researching a paper on exporting to Australia I ran into a fact that it seems that every geography teacher I’ve ever had just simply failed to mention. The continent that Australia lies on is not actually called Australia, but rather Oceania, or is it? So far, from what I’ve been able to find online it seems that it really depends on who you ask. So what do you think? Comment and let me know.

a few sources:

On a side note, does anyone else find it odd that the CIA site uses the netscape icon as their favicon? http://www.cia.gov/favicon.ico <---Update: they fixed it

1 thought on “FOTD 04/26/2005: The lost continent of Oceania?”

  1. Accually it is formally known by both names. I do agree with Nic in that it is never metioned by any geography teachers but the is proof that both names are correct.

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