Showing posts with label Thomas Townshend. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Thomas Townshend. Show all posts

Feb 8, 2013

Down Under Trivia

The official Royal New Zealand Air Force logo is the kiwi, a flightless bird.

Australia’s tallest mountain and most populous city were named for people who never visited the country. Mount Kosciuszko was named after Polish military hero Tadeusz Kosciuszko, because of its resemblance to a prehistoric mound in Krak√≥w, and Sydney was named for British politician Thomas Townshend, Lord Sydney.