Locations in Australia with a Scottish name

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This is a list of placenames in Scotland which have subsequently been applied to parts of Australia by Scottish emigrants or explorers.

The Perth skyline viewed from the Swan River

Australian Capital Territory[edit]

Duntroon house in 1870

New South Wales[edit]

Harbour from Castlecrag
Annandale Post Office, an example of the Federation Queen Anne style, is on the Register of the National Estate.[1]
Upper Tweed Valley showing the caldera wall
Cessnock, New South Wales
Mount Annan Botanic Gardens

Northern Territory[edit]

View along the West MacDonnell Ranges from the Larapinta Trail, near Glen Helen

Queensland[edit]

View from Indian Head, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia
Moreton Island

South Australia[edit]

Ardrossan, SA
Stirling main street.

Lobethal was known as Tweedvale for a number of years, due to the World Wars.

Tasmania[edit]

North Esk River from a bridge in Launceston
Summit of Ben Lomond

Victoria[edit]

The Balconies (formerly known as the 'Jaws of Death') - Grampians National Park, Victoria, Australia
St Kilda town hall
Remains of old automobiles in the ghost town of Cassilis, Victoria.

Ivanhoe is named after the Walter Scott novel, Ivanhoe.

Western Australia[edit]

Stirling Range from the north
Applecross Senior High School, located in Ardross, WA
Lake Mackay from space, November 1989

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Heritage of Australia, Macmillan Company, 1981, p.2/34
  2. ^ "Airlie Beach (entry 49381)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "1066 (entry Ayr)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Barcaldine (entry 1587)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Esk (entry 45517)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Kilcoy (entry 18096)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "Kilkivan (entry 18114)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 April 2012.