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Australia Map




How to use the map:

  • To zoom in press the + button, that you find on the left side of the map
  • To zoom out press the - button, that you find on the left side of the map
  • To move the map left, right, up or down use the arrow buttons or drag the map using the mouse
  • To change the view of the map press the buttons MAP, SAT or TER (where SAT is satellite and TER is terrain). After you press the button SAT you will notice that you have a checkbox called labels. If you wish to have the main streets labeled make sure the checkbox is checked. Otherwise uncheck the box.

Note: Drag the map if you want to see a different region.

22 August
1770 - Captain James Cook claims the east coast of New Holland in the name of King George III, naming the site Possession Island.

1872 - The 3200 km Australian Overland Telegraph Line is completed.

1930 - The two spans of the Sydney Harbour Bridge are joined.
Australian slang
  • dilly bag Aboriginal carrying bag
  • blow-in newcomer
  • kangaroos loose in the top paddock mentally challenged
  • deadset the truth, or a fact
  • boozer pub
  • freo Fremantle WA
  • nuddy, in the naked
  • cornstalk person from NSW
  • coo-ee exclamation used to attract attention when lost in the bush
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