New Guinea is the second largest non-continental island in the world (with the world's largest being Greenland), situated to the north of Australia. It has a north-south border that divides the island into east and west divisions. The island is also home to the only land border in Oceania, as well as the highest mountain in Oceania too, making up one of the eight Seven summits.
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an independent state. Once a part of Australia, now it's a country with full of culture with over eight hundred different languages being spoken here in a land full of mountains.
the Indonesian half of the island, formerly known as Irian Jaya