Special Sub-Topic: Aussie E's in Geography
|We're in New South Wales, between Forbes and Orange. Where are we?|
Eugowra. In 1862 there was a famous gold robbery that occurred at Eugowra - about it's only claim to fame - when bushranger Frank Gardiner and his men ambushed the Forbes gold escort.
|We're in Victoria, in a small town on the Hume Highway. Where are we?|
Euroa. Close to the Strathbogie Ranges, Euroa was where Ned Kelly and his gang pulled off one of their most daring robberies, at Faithfull Station.
|We're very close to the Western Australia/South Australia border, on the Eyre Highway. Where are we?|
Eucla. Eucla is in Western Australia, only 13 km from the South Australia border and even closer to the Great Australian Bight.
|We're in Tasmania, in a little town 19 km from Launceston. Where are we?|
Evandale. Some of the buildings in Evandale date back to 1809. The town was originally named Collins Hill but was renamed in 1836 after Tasmania's first Surveyor-General, G W Evans.
|We're in Victoria, in the first settlement made in the Dandenong Ranges. Where are we?|
Emerald. Gold was discovered near Emerald in 1858. Originally named Main Ridge, Emerald was renamed after Emerald Creek which in turn was named in memory of a murdered local prospector.
|We're in south east Queensland, near the Somerset Dam. Where are we?|
Esk. Esk is in the Upper Brisbane Valley, on the Brisbane Valley Highway, near Somerset Dam and not far from Wivenhoe Dam, Brisbane's major water supply.
|We're in a large fruit growing area of Tasmania, north west of Launceston. Where are we?|
Exeter. Brady's Lookout, home to the notorious bushranger Matthew Brady, is not far from Exeter.
|We're in Queensland, on the coast, north east of Rockhampton. Where are we?|
Emu Park. Emu Park is a seaside resort 45 km from Rockhampton. Nearby, overlooking Keppel Bay, is a novel "singing" memorial to Captain Cook, who sailed by in May 1770.
|We're on the south coast of Western Australia, 760 km from Perth. Where are we?|
Esperance. Esperance is a scenic port, settled in 1863. In the 1890's the town experienced a boom associated with the discovery of gold in Western Australia.
|We're in the "Sunshine State" of Queensland, not very far north west of Brisbane. Where are we?|
Eidsvold. Eidsvold, once a goldmining town, today calls itself the "Beef Capital of the Burnett".
|We're in New South Wales at the foot of the Blue Mountains. Where are we?|
Emu Plains. Emu Plains is an historic town on the Nepean River. In 1819, Governor Macquarie began a farm there, and it was the site of one of Sydney's worst penal settlements.
|We're in Victoria, 254 km north east of Melbourne on the banks of Reedy Creek. Where are we?|
Eldorado. Gold was discovered in 1854, but Eldorado was not named for this. The name was given to the first property in the area owned by William Baker, who saw the green pastures and believed that here was his Eldorado.
|We're on the banks of the Hawksbury River in New South Wales. Where are we?|
Ebenezer. Just under 70 km north west of Sydney, Ebenezer has the oldest Presbyterian church in Australia, built in 1808.
|We're up in the Northern Territory, near the mouth of the Adelaide River. Where are we?|
Escape Cliffs. Escape Cliffs was first explored in 1839 after being surveyed from the HMS Beagle. A small party went ashore and were threatened by the local aboriginals. They escaped to safety, hence the name of the area.
|We're in north eastern New South Wales, on the Evans River. Where are we?|
Evans Head. The first prawing port in Australia, Evans Head was settled in 1877. Fishing is still it's largest industry, along with tourism and dairy farming.
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