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    May I say '' is/lies south of Sydney''

    ''Camberra is south of sydney'' to replace ''Camberra lies to south of Sydney''?

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    Re: May I say '' is/lies south of Sydney''

    You may say 'Canberra is south of Sydney' or 'Canberra lies to the south of Sydney'.

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    Re: May I say '' is/lies south of Sydney''

    Canberra is actually south-west of Sydney, much further inland than Sydney.

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    Re: May I say '' is/lies south of Sydney''

    Canberra is indeed southwest of Sydney. But because the southeast coast of Australia trails southwest, Canberra is not very far inland.

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    Re: May I say '' is/lies south of Sydney''

    It is actually 150 km from the coast.

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    #6

    Re: May I say '' is/lies south of Sydney''

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    It is actually 150 km from the coast.
    It's 145km via King's Highway to Bateman's Bay - the quickest route. Closer to 110km as the crow flies.

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