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World 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.

29 Octomber
1914 - The War Precautions Act 1914, which gave the Government of Australia special powers for the duration of World War I and for six months afterwards, was passed by the Parliament of Australia.

1982 - Lindy Chamberlain is sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of her baby daughter Azaria; husband Michael Chamberlain is charged as an accessory.
Australian slang
  • BA bloody awful
  • sucked-in made a fool of
  • cactus dead, out of order
  • Aussie Australian (pronounced ozzie)
  • throw-down small bottle of beer
  • bodgy of inferior quality
  • dead-cert certain
  • zinger excelent
  • youse you
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