Special Sub-Topic: Aussie K's in Geography
|We're in New South Wales, on the south coast, this resort town is famous for its 'Blowhole'. Where are we?|
Kiama. Discovered in 1797 by George Bass, the famous 'Blowhole' at Kiama sprays water over 60m into the air. Kiama is in the centre of a prosperous dairying and farming district with Kiama Beach being a good surfing, swimming and fishing spot.
|Near the Queensland/New South Wales border is this farming town. What's its name?|
Kyogle. Kyogle is situated on the upper reaches of the Richmond River in New South Wales. Mt Warning National Park is nearby with excellent walking tracks to the summit of this former volcano.
|We're down south in Victoria, in a town famous for its 'potato festival'. What is the name of this town?|
Koo-wee-rup. The annual 'potato festival' at Koo-wee-rup is the highlight of the month of March in this small town on the south-western coast of Victoria. In the area there is the Bayles Flora and Fauna Park and popular fishing and boating areas nearby.
|In South Australia, we're on the Dukes Highway over 200km from Adelaide in a town central to the Ninety Mile Desert. Where are we?|
Keith. A farming town, Keith sits in the middle of an area transformed from infertile pasture to productive farming through the most modern farming methods. Nearby is the Mount Rescue Conservation Park which is a vast expanse of sand plain with native heath and pink gum trees!
|We're still in South Australia; this town is the largest port of one of the islands off South Australia. What town is it?|
Kingscote. Kingscote, 110km south of Adelaide is the principal port on Kangaroo Island. Kingscote was the first part settled of South Australia, with an airfield and vehicular ferry connecting them to the mainland. A great fishing and swimming spot, yachting is also popular!
|In the middle of Western Australia's gold mining area, this town is known, worldwide. What's its name?|
Kalgoorlie. Reputed to be the richest square mile in the world is where Kalgoorlie lies. Gold was discovered here in 1893 and was followed by a gold rush which led to a population explosion! Kalgoorlie is just under 600km east of Perth on the fringes of the Nullarbor Plain.
|Still in Western Australia, this town is the regional centre for the Roebourne Shire. What is its name?|
Karratha. Forty kilometres west of Dampier on the coast, Karratha houses the workforce of the local mine, Hammersley Iron, along with Dampier Salt and the North West Shelf Gas Project.
|Now to Queensland. This town is renowned for its peanuts. What is its name?|
Kingaroy. Situated in an agricultural area with its major crop being peanuts, giving the locals the name 'peanut pickers', Kingaroy is home to giant peanut silos which make a distincitive landmark.
|We're way down south in Tasmania. This picturesque hamlet lies on the coast near the Channel Highway. What is its name?|
Kettering. Central to a large fruit growing area, Kettering has good swimming and boating nearby.
|Back up north to Queensland. This township is at the top of the MacAlister Range. Where are we?|
Kuranda. Kuranda is best known to tourists for its scenic railway. The nearby Barron Falls are spectacular especially after heavy rain and the power therein has been harnassed to provide hydro-electric power for the surrounding districts.
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