Geographic misnomers

To: "knightl" <>, "birding-aus" <>
Subject: Geographic misnomers
From: "Tony Russell" <>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 20:22:08 +0930
Well Laurie, Pt Aug isn't as far north as the real far north, like Coober
Pedy etc.  I'd say Pt. Aug  is at the northern end of the mid north.
If one looks at the maps published by RAASA for SA, they label areas north
of Pt. Aug as the "Northern Areas" ( note, not Far North), which includes
the "Flinders Ranges" for which there is yet a separate map, and north of
that is called ( by RAASA) "The Outback", a map which also includes Pt Aug
and the Flinders. South of Pt Aug as far south as Pt Wakefield (ish) they
refer to as "The Mid North", south of that "Central".
No doubt all very confuzzing for the tourists from O/S and the foreigners
from interstate, but OK for us here in SA coz we understand the confusion
and all know where we are anyway.
La de dum de dee.
Tony in Adel.

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