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Postby coracle » May 01, 2020 11:00 pm

Timperley, in Cheshire, England
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Postby Cleander » May 02, 2020 8:54 pm

Unionville, Ontario (a town I've actually visited!)
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Postby coracle » May 03, 2020 3:48 am

Venice Beach, LA, California
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Postby waggawerewolf27 » May 03, 2020 4:13 pm

Wilcannia, in the North West of New South Wales, where today's temperatures will be a perfectly autumnal 9C to 19C, & they won't get any rain this week.
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Postby Cleander » May 06, 2020 10:06 am

Xalapa, Mexico
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Re: A-Z Geography

Postby coracle » May 06, 2020 12:36 pm

Yugoslavia, a former Eastern European country that has disappeared in the carve-up of that region after the Soviet union break-up.
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Postby waggawerewolf27 » May 06, 2020 8:22 pm

Zeehan, Tasmania, a mining town, called after Abel Tasman's ship, where later settlers found useful metals like Zinc, Lead, & Tin.
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Postby coracle » May 07, 2020 4:04 am

Adelaide, the state capital of South Australia.
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Postby Courtenay » May 07, 2020 10:43 am

Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland. B-)
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Postby waggawerewolf27 » May 07, 2020 2:38 pm

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. The Capital of Australia, itself.
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Postby Courtenay » May 07, 2020 2:53 pm

I knew that was coming — and you probably knew this one too... :D

Darwin, capital of the Northern Territory, Australia
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Postby waggawerewolf27 » May 07, 2020 5:36 pm

Elizabeth, South Australia. Definitely not a capital, despite its Queenly namesake. =))
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Postby coracle » May 07, 2020 6:50 pm

Featherstone, a town in NZ near where some of the Rivendell scenes were filmed.
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Postby waggawerewolf27 » May 07, 2020 7:38 pm

Gulgong, NSW, a whole township which is a museum of its gold-rush days, & which used to feature on our $10 notes.
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Postby Courtenay » May 08, 2020 1:20 am

Hampton, a very nice bayside suburb of Melbourne where my dad lived as a child.
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Postby coracle » May 08, 2020 3:48 am

Ipswich, a suburb of Brisbane, Australia, named after the Ipswich in Suffolk, England. I have been to the original one, but not the Aussie one.
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