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The wave-lined Australian continent is bordered by the Indian Ocean to the west, the Southern Ocean to the south, the Tasman Sea to the southeast, the Coral Sea to the northeast, and the virtually waveless Gulf of Carpentaria to the north. The country's 20,000-mile coastline can be divided by state: 1) Queensland, featuring nearly a dozen subtropical right-breaking point waves and an assortment of...

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