Buzz·Posted on 13 Mar 201417 Maps Of Australia That Will Make Your Mind BoggleAustralia is a REALLY big country. Seriously.by Simon CrerarBuzzFeed Founding Editor, AustraliaFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Australia is big. REALLY big. Twitter: @Amazing_Maps 2. A BIG COUNTRY. Postcard / Via wikipedia.org 3. Australia overlapped onto North America. Twitter: @Amazing_Maps 4. One Big Island! Via mapfrappe.blogspot.ca 5. NSW compared to Texas. Via mapfrappe.blogspot.ca 6. Western Australia compared to Europe. Via mapfrappe.blogspot.ca 7. Northern Territory compared to Alaska. Via mapfrappe.blogspot.ca 8. Queensland compared to Quebec. Via mapfrappe.blogspot.ca 9. Only 2% of Australia's population lives in the yellow area. Twitter: @Amazing_Maps 10. Australia's population density. Twitter: @Amazing_Maps 11. Operational mines: no prizes for guessing Australia's biggest industry. Geoscience Australia 12. Dingo fence, the world's longest fence. Via wikipedia.org 13. Australia shrinks in world map adjusted for population size (1 grid square = 1 million people) Twitter: @Amazing_Maps 14. Size comparison of Greenland and Australia. Twitter: @Amazing_Maps 15. Uluru (Ayers Rock) compared to Central Park, Manhattan. Via mapfrappe.blogspot.ca 16. The Great Barrier Reef compared to Europe. Via mapfrappe.blogspot.ca 17. Australia. A lot larger than you think* Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via reddit.com * It's actually even bigger than this Mercator scale GIF makes it appear.