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For centuries Australia’s succulent plants have been undervalued by botanists, neglected by world encyclopaedias and considered pests by backyard gardeners. But now Attila Kapitany, the authority on Australia’s succulent plants, tells Australian Geographic that it’s about time the record is set straight.
While his admirers have recognised his artistic genius for centuries, a new online exhibition, the very first of its kind, has collated 300 of Ferdinand Bauer’s artworks — from initial sketch to finished product.
The search for food among ash and dust
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You think you’ve seen it all and then the ocean dishes up something like this. Meet Pandea conica - a tiny space alien on Earth that’s so rare, it’s hardly ever seen, let alone photographed.
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A detailed map of South Australia, from #58 of Australian Geographic (2000)
Use this state map as a guide to the towns, cities, coastal regions and bushland of South Australia. From #115 (2013) of Australian Geographic
Enjoy the windswept and remote coastal landscapes of South Australia's Eyre Peninsula in our video.
This section of South Australia’s coastline offers an array of experiences from heart-charging adventure to complete relaxation.
Each year, hundreds of enthusiastic speed racers gather at Murray Bridge, SA, to show off their bravery, skill and sleek machines. But with no engines, this race is a quiet – yet lively – affair.
The ore is most recognisable for its blue and purple hues, akin to the magnificent feathers of the peacock.
The iridescent purple-blue bornite crystal is not only a critical resource for South Australia, but is also an important addition to any mineral collectors’ repertoire.
Jo Bain, who’s worked at the South Australian Museum as a taxidermist since the age of 15, guides Australian Geographic through the changing face of his beloved profession.
One-time pirate fortress, this rugged southern Australian island has some intriguing tales to share.
Swimming with wild sea lions at Seal Cove on Hopkins Island, South Australia, just a short boat ride from Point Lincoln. The Hopkins colony has become to human visitors on guided tours.