Special Sub-Topic: 'K' Places in Australia
|This town is on the Ord River in the Kimberley's. It is near Mirima National Park and is home to the largest diamond mine in the world.|
Kununurra. The Kimberleys Region, of which Kununurra is the chief town, is an isolated but beautiful area. Particularly notable are the hollow-trunked boab trees. Nearby to Kununurra is the fragile Purnululu National Park, home of the Bungle Bungles, strange mounds in the shape of striped bee-hives.
|Kettering is in which Australian state?|
Tasmania. Kettering is about 35 km south of Hobart on the Channel Highway, overlooking the D'Entrecasteaux Channel. Across the water is Bruny Island, which can be reached by ferry. The area around Kettering is an apple growing region.
|This inner suburb of Canberra is south east of Parliament House. It contains Canberra's railway station and the Canberra Railway Museum, which houses one of Australia's oldest locomotives dating from 1878.|
Kingston. Kingston and the adjacent suburb of Manuka are good shopping precincts. Locomotive 1210, the first steam locomotive to run to Canberra, is currently housed in the Canberra Railway Museum
|Near the Murray River between Swan Hill and Echuca lies this town. Surrounding marshes are large breeding sites for ibis.|
Kerang. The marshes at Kerang aren't just for ibis. Other birds breed here too. The ibis help protect the agriculture industry by keeping out locusts.
|This town has a large population of Cornish ancestry after a large number of Cornish migrated during the days of copper mining. This town is the largest on the Yorke Peninsula.|
Kadina. The mining industry still serves Kadina well, namely with tourism. Each year, a Cornish Festival, called Kernewek Lowender, is held.
|This is the Northern Territory's third largest town, with a population of just 8,000. It is at the junction of the Victoria and Stuart Highways and sits on a river of the same name.|
Katherine. The main attraction around here is Katherine Gorge, in Nitmiluk National Park. As well as a gorge there is an abundance of wildlife and caves containing Aboriginal paintings.
|This popular tourist town is near the Barron Gorge National Park. There is a well known scenic railway and cableway linking the town to Cairns.|
Kuranda. The skyrail at Kuranda has several stops that allow visitors to take walks through the rainforest and there is a Rainforest Visitor Centre. Also near Kuranda is Birdworld and a butterfly sanctuary.
|A town of population 4,000 near Albany, Western Australia. Its industries are mainly agricultural such as its merino sheep.|
Katanning. Some things to see in Katanning are the Flour Mill from 1889, the Kobeelya mansion and a sheep market, apparently the largest in a rural area.
|A very popular tourist town for Sydneysiders, this town is nestled in the Blue Mountains and is near to the Three Sisters rock formation.|
Katoomba. Katoomba is the chief town of the Blue Mountains. There are three million visitors each year. Some other things to see are Echo Point, Katoomba Falls and Orphan Rock and there is a scenic railway and skyway to see all this. Some other major nearby towns in the Blue Mountains are Blackheath, Leura, Wentworth Falls, Lawson, and Hazelbrook.
|This small Queensland town of 300 is named after a castle in Britain. It is famous for its cheese company.|
Kenilworth. Kenilworth is a castle and town in Warwickshire, England. The town of Kenilworth in Australia is rather less exciting. Former employees of a closed cheese factory started it.
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