Something I have always wondered

Why is this state called South Australia, while the entity above us is called the Northern Territory, and that to our left is called Western Australia?

Well, the Northern Territory is obviously Northern, because it’s the Northern Territory and we aren’t the Southern Australia. But still…

0 thoughts on “Something I have always wondered”

  1. Wasn’t there a movement once to rename Western Australia “Westralia”? Such an ugly word, but so much simpler!

    Here for the first time via Suse at Pea Soup.

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