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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.

27 January
1941 - World War II: Fighting at Derna, Libya, begins. Following the capture of Tobruk, two brigades of the 6th Australian Division under Major General Iven Mackay pursue the Italians westwards and encounters an Italian rear guard at Derna.

1903 - John Carew Eccles is born, Australian neuropsychologist, Nobel Laureate (d. 1997)
Australian slang
  • mozzie mosquito
  • drongo a dope, stupid person
  • shag on a rock, stands out like a conspicuous
  • mickey mouse excellent, very good
  • fisho fishmonger
  • Pommy shower using deodorant rather than a shower
  • throw-down small bottle of beer
  • larrikin a joker, prankster
  • knock back refuse
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