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ACT and across to Adelaide

February 13th 2010
We managed to be in 4 states over the next 6 days which was pretty cool - New South Wales, ACT (Australian Capital Territory), Victoria and South Australia! We liked Canberra much more than we expected. It was chosen as the site of the nation's capital in 1908 as a compromise between Melbourne and Sydney. It was designed by an American - Walter Burley Griffin and, because of the two World War ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Australian Capital Territory

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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