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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.

17 June
1891 - The Labor party first entered the New South Wales Legislative Assembly with 35 members elected.

1893 - Prospector Patrick (Paddy) Hannan files a Reward Claim, announcing the discovery of gold at Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Australian slang
  • coo-ee exclamation used to attract attention when lost in the bush
  • back o'Bourke a very long way away
  • grey hairs old people
  • Coat Hanger Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • bikies motorcyclists
  • dole bludger somebody getting unjustified unenployment benefits
  • Lucky Country, The nickname for Australia
  • cabbie taxi driver
  • butcher small glass of beer in SA
Online Maps
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