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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.

06 March
1788 - Lieutenant Philip Gidley King takes formal possession of Australian Norfolk Island.

1812 - Two Wesleyan Methodist classes were established in Sydney by Thomas Bowden and John Hosking - the beginning of Methodism in Australia.

1837 - The Theatre Royal in Hobart opened. It remains Australia's oldest working theatre
Australian slang
  • bowl of rice, not my i don't like it
  • whinger person given to excessive complaints
  • didgeridoo Aboriginal musical instrument
  • booze bus police van for random breath testing
  • yair yes
  • cat's piss, as mean as mean, meagre, uncharitable
  • garbo garbageman
  • block, do your get angry
  • bities biting insects
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