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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.

06 December
1882 - A rare Transit of Venus across the disc of the Sun is visible from Australia, and many scientific parties arrive from around the world to observe and record the event.

2002 - The Australian Government announces a hand gun buy-back following the Monash University shooting.
Australian slang
  • spiffy great, excellent
  • milko person who delivers milk
  • yarn a story
  • smoko smoke/coffee break, break
  • nong idiot, mentally challenged
  • tub clean up, bath
  • beanie woollen cap
  • schooner large beer in QLD, NSW; medium beer in SA
  • saltie saltwater crocodile
Online Maps
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