Canberra - Mt Pleasant 1
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Canberra - Mt Pleasant 1

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The Royal Australian Artillery Memorial, including its two cannons, at Mt Pleasant lookout in the grounds of Royal Military College, Duntroon.

The sun had just set behind Black Mountain and light was fading fast. A number of visitors who arrived moments before the sunset (presumably to get a nice sunset view from here) all left by this point, leaving me to take the last snaps.

Here's the same spot half an hour earlier.

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A: Canberra - Netherlands-Australia Memorial

por Unkle Kennykoala, 530 metros de distancia

In the foreground is the Netherlands Australia Memorial, behind it the Defence Complex and the Austra...

Canberra - Netherlands-Australia Memorial

B: Canberra - Australian-American Memorial

por Unkle Kennykoala, 600 metros de distancia

The Australian-American Memorial, erected on Sir Thomas Blamey Square in Russell, Canberra, is an eno...

Canberra - Australian-American Memorial

C: Carillon

por Klaus Mayer, a 1.4 km.

Located on Aspen Island in Lake Burley Griffin, the National Carillon was a gift from the British Gov...

Carillon

D: Canberra - The National Carillon illuminated

por Unkle Kennykoala, a 1.4 km.

The National Carillon stands on Aspen Island, located in Lake Burley Griffin. At night the lights com...

Canberra - The National Carillon illuminated

E: Canberra - Carillon At Dusk

por Unkle Kennykoala, a 1.5 km.

The National Carillon stands on Aspen Island, located in Lake Burley Griffin.

Canberra - Carillon At Dusk

F: Canberra - ANZAC Parade Memorials - Aust Service Nurses

por Unkle Kennykoala, a 1.9 km.

The Australian Service Nurses National Memorial on ANZAC Parade, honouring past and present nurses of...

Canberra - ANZAC Parade Memorials - Aust Service Nurses

G: ANZAC Parade

por Klaus Mayer, a 1.9 km.

Canberra, the capital of Australia is a relatively small city in the Australian Capital Territory. Th...

ANZAC Parade

H: Canberra - ANZAC Parade Memorials - Vietnam

por Unkle Kennykoala, a 1.9 km.

The Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial on ANZAC Parade, commemorating the services of the Au...

Canberra - ANZAC Parade Memorials - Vietnam

I: Canberra - ANZAC Parade Memorials - Korea

por Unkle Kennykoala, a 1.9 km.

The Australian National Korean War Memorial on ANZAC Parade, commemorating those who served in the Ko...

Canberra - ANZAC Parade Memorials - Korea

J: Canberra - Anzac Parade Memorials - Korea 2

por Unkle Kennykoala, a 2.0 km.

The Australian National Korean War Memorial on ANZAC Parade, commemorating those who served in the Ko...

Canberra - Anzac Parade Memorials - Korea 2

Este panorama fue tomado en Australia

Esta es una vista general de Australia

There are no kangaroos in Austria.

We're talking about Australia, the world's smallest continent. That being cleared up, let's dive right in!

Australia is a sovereign state under the Commonwealth of Nations, which is in turn overseen by Queen Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth.

The continent was first sighted and charted by the Dutch in 1606. Captain James Cook of Britain came along in the next century to claim it for Britain and name it "New South Wales." Shortly thereafter it was declared to be a penal colony full of nothing but criminals and convicts, giving it the crap reputation you may have heard at your last cocktail party.

This rumor ignores 40,000 years of pre-European human history, especially the Aboriginal concept of Dreamtime, an interesting explanation of physical and spiritual reality.

The two biggest cities in Australia are Sydney and Melbourne. Sydney is more for business, Melbourne for arts. But that's painting in very broad strokes. Take a whirl around the panoramas to see for yourself!

Text by Steve Smith.

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