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1. Launceston (pronounced LON-sess-ton) is the biggest city in the north of Tasmania. There is also at least one other town or city called Launceston. Where is it?
2. The Mersey River flows from the mountains down through the town of Latrobe and the city of Devonport in Tasmania. There is another Mersey River, somewhere in the UK. Where is it (near)?
3. Latrobe, Tasmania, is a pleasant town up river from the city of Devonport. There is also another Latrobe, somewhere in the northern hemisphere. Where is it?
4. Jericho, Tasmania, is down near Mud Walls and the Jordan River. There is another place called Jericho. Where is it?
5. George Town is Tasmania's oldest town. It is also the oldest town in Australia. (All the older ones have now become cities.) There is another town or city called George Town though. Where is it?
6. Beaconsfield, the historic mining town in northern Tasmania, has a plaque mentioning another Beaconsfield, a kind of sister-town. In which of these places is there another Beaconsfield?
7. The River Nile is in Tasmania's north east, not very far from Evandale. A nearby town is called Deddington. There's another Nile River, which is better known. Where is it?
8. Sheffield is famed as Tasmania's "Town of Murals". Its proximity to Mt Roland means Sheffield can be cold... sometimes it even snows! There's another Sheffield, which is associated with steel rather than murals. Where is it?
9. Perth, Tasmania, is a pretty northern village, not far from Launceston and Longford. In what other state or country is there a place called Perth?
10. The city of Devonport, Tasmania, is "the Gateway of Tasmania" where the ferries come in from the mainland. What other states or countries have a place called Devonport?
Source: Author Sallyo
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