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Cyclone Tracy

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Cyclone Tracy was a tropical cyclone that from Christmas Eve to Christmas Day, 1974, devastated the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. [1]

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ABC News (Australia)

ABC News is a national news service in Australia produced by the News and Current Affairs division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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ABC Radio Darwin

ABC Radio Darwin (call sign: 8DDD) is an ABC radio station which is located in Darwin, Northern Territory.

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Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.

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Adelaide River

The Adelaide River is a river in the Northern Territory of Australia.

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Alan Stretton

Major General Alan Bishop Stretton, (30 September 1922 – 26 October 2012) was a senior Australian Army officer.

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Alice Springs

Alice Springs (Arrernte: Mparntwe) is the third-largest town in the Northern Territory of Australia.

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Amateur radio operator

An amateur radio operator is someone who uses equipment at an amateur radio station to engage in two-way personal communications with other amateur operators on radio frequencies assigned to the amateur radio service.

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Arafura Sea

The Arafura Sea lies west of the Pacific Ocean overlying the continental shelf between Australia and Indonesian New Guinea.

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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Australia national cricket team

The Australia national cricket team is the joint oldest team in Test cricket history, having played in the first ever Test match in 1877.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.

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Australian Defence Force

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is the military organisation responsible for the defence of Australia.

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Australian Geographic

Australian Geographic is a media business that produces the Australian Geographic magazine, DMag magazine, specialist book titles, travel guides, diaries and calendars and online media.

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Ayers Rock (band)

Ayers Rock were an Australian jazz fusion, progressive rock band which formed in August 1973.

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Bathurst Island (Northern Territory)

Bathurst Island is one of the Tiwi Islands in the Northern Territory off the northern coast of Australia along with Melville Island.

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Bill and Boyd

Bill and Boyd were a pop music duo from 1959 to 1989 consisting of William "Bill" Cate (born 1940) and William "Boyd" Robertson (born 1941), both on lead vocals and lead guitar, which started recording in 1960.

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Booya (ship)

Booya was a three-masted schooner with a steel hull built in the Netherlands in 1917.

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Boxing Day Test

The Boxing Day Test match is a cricket Test match held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia involving the Australian cricket team and an opposing national team which is touring Australia during the southern summer.

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Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.

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Building code

A building code (also building control or building regulations) is a set of rules that specify the standards for constructed objects such as buildings and nonbuilding structures.

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Bureau of Meteorology

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is an Executive Agency of the Australian Government responsible for providing weather services to Australia and surrounding areas.

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Canberra is the capital city of Australia.

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Cape Don Light

Cape Don Light is an active lighthouse located on Cape Don, at the tip of the Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia, in Garig Gunak Barlu National Park, marking the entrance to the Dundas Strait.

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Cape Fourcroy

Cape Fourcroy is located at the western tip of Bathurst Island.

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Chris Haywood

Chris Haywood (born 24 July 1948) is an English Australian-based film and television actor, writer and producer, Haywood has also worked as a casting director and art director.

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Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Continuous wave

A continuous wave or continuous waveform (CW) is an electromagnetic wave of constant amplitude and frequency, almost always a sine wave, that for mathematical analysis is considered to be of infinite duration.

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Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).

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Cyclone Marcus

Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcus was a very powerful tropical cyclone that impacted Northern Territory and the Kimberley in March 2018.

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Cyclone Tracy (mini-series)

Cyclone Tracy is a 1986 Australian drama mini series about Cyclone Tracy.

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Darwin International Airport

Darwin International Airport is the busiest airport serving the Northern Territory and the tenth busiest airport in Australia.

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Darwin, Northern Territory

Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory of Australia.

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Department of Defence (Australia)

The Department of Defence is a department of the Government of Australia charged with the responsibility to defend Australia and its national interests.

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Earth observation satellite

Earth observation satellites are satellites specifically designed for Earth observation from orbit, similar to spy satellites but intended for non-military uses such as environmental monitoring, meteorology, map making etc.

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Ella Stack

Ellen Mary Stack (born 4 May 1929) is an Australian medical doctor and the first female Lord Mayor of an Australian capital city.

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Empire of Japan

The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.

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England cricket team

The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.

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ESSA-8 was a weather satellite launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on December 15, 1968, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

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Fannie Bay, Northern Territory

Fannie Bay is a middle/inner suburb of the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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Film Australia

Film Australia was a company established by the Government of Australia to produce films about Australia.

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Gough Whitlam

Edward Gough Whitlam (11 July 191621 October 2014) was the 21st Prime Minister of Australia, serving from 1972 to 1975.

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Hideki Tojo

Hideki Tojo (Kyūjitai: 東條 英機; Shinjitai: 東条 英機;; December 30, 1884 – December 23, 1948) was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA), the leader of the Imperial Rule Assistance Association, and the 27th Prime Minister of Japan during much of World War II, from October 17, 1941, to July 22, 1944.

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History of Australia

The History of Australia refers to the history of the area and people of the Commonwealth of Australia and its preceding Indigenous and colonial societies.

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Hoodoo Gurus

Hoodoo Gurus (referred to as the Gurus by fans) are an Australian rock band, formed in Sydney in 1981, by the mainstay Dave Faulkner (songwriter, lead singer and guitarist) and later joined by Richard Grossman (bass), Mark Kingsmill (drums), and Brad Shepherd (guitar, vocals, harmonica).

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IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.

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International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 17 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide which was founded to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for all human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering.

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Katherine, Catherine, and other variations are feminine names.

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Landfall is the event of a storm moving over egregious land after being over water.

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In geography, latitude is a geographic coordinate that specifies the north–south position of a point on the Earth's surface.

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A latrine is a toilet or an even simpler facility which is used as a toilet within a sanitation system.

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List of tropical cyclones

This is a list of tropical cyclones, subdivided by basin.

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Longitude, is a geographic coordinate that specifies the east-west position of a point on the Earth's surface.

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Malathion is an organophosphate insecticide which acts as an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor.

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Malcolm Fraser

John Malcolm Fraser (21 May 1930 – 20 March 2015) was an Australian politician who served as the 22nd Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1975 to 1983 as leader of the Liberal Party.

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Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Meteorology is a branch of the atmospheric sciences which includes atmospheric chemistry and atmospheric physics, with a major focus on weather forecasting.

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A miniseries (or mini-series, also known as a serial in the UK) is a television program that tells a story in a predetermined, limited number of episodes.

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Morse code

Morse code is a method of transmitting text information as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that can be directly understood by a skilled listener or observer without special equipment.

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Mount Isa

Mount Isa is a city in the Gulf Country region of Queensland, Australia.

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MV Bloemfontein Castle

The MV Bloemfontein Castle was a passenger liner.

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National Film and Sound Archive

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is Australia’s audiovisual archive, responsible for developing, preserving, maintaining, promoting and providing access to a national collection of copies of film, television, sound, and radio audiovisual materials and related items.

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.

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Nightcliff, Northern Territory

Nightcliff is a northern suburb of the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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Nine Network

The Nine Network (commonly known as Channel Nine or simply Nine) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network, that is a division of Nine Entertainment Co. with headquarters in Willoughby, a suburb located on the North Shore of Sydney, Australia.

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NOAA-4, also known as ITOS-G was a weather satellite operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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Northern Territory

The Northern Territory (abbreviated as NT) is a federal Australian territory in the central and central northern regions of Australia.

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Northern Territory Legislative Assembly

The Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory is the only house of the Parliament of the Northern Territory, Australia.

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NTD (TV station)

NTD is an Australian television station, licensed to and serving Darwin, Palmerston and surrounding areas.

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Ocean liner

An ocean liner is a passenger ship primarily used as a form of transportation across seas or oceans.

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Operation Navy Help Darwin

Operation Navy Help Darwin was a disaster relief operation initiated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) following the destruction of Darwin, Northern Territory by Cyclone Tracy during the night of 24–25 December 1974.

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Overcast or overcast weather, as defined by the World Meteorological Organization, is the meteorological condition of clouds obscuring at least 95% of the sky.

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Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.

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Publishing and Broadcasting Limited

Publishing and Broadcasting Limited (PBL) was one of Australia's largest companies, with interests primarily in media and gaming.

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Rex Patterson

Rex Alan Patterson (8 January 1927 – 13 April 2016) was an Australian politician and minister.

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Royal Australian Air Force

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), formed March 1921, is the aerial warfare branch of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

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Royal Australian Navy

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is the naval branch of the Australian Defence Force.

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Saffir–Simpson scale

The Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale (SSHWS), formerly the Saffir–Simpson hurricane scale (SSHS), classifies hurricanesWestern Hemisphere tropical cyclones that exceed the intensities of tropical depressions and tropical stormsinto five categories distinguished by the intensities of their sustained winds.

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In the context of spaceflight, a satellite is an artificial object which has been intentionally placed into orbit.

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Sounds of Australia

The Sounds of Australia (formerly known as the National Registry of Recorded Sound), founded in 2007 is the National Film and Sound Archive's selection of sound recordings with cultural, historical and aesthetic significance and relevance, which inform or reflect life in Australia.

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Stokes Hill Wharf

Stokes Hill Wharf is the main wharf for the city of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia and is named after Stokes Hill, which it sits beside.

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Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Syracuse, Sicily

Syracuse (Siracusa,; Sarausa/Seragusa; Syrācūsae; Συράκουσαι, Syrakousai; Medieval Συρακοῦσαι) is a historic city on the island of Sicily, the capital of the Italian province of Syracuse.

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Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia.

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The Age

The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.

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The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a Protestant Christian church and an international charitable organisation structured in a quasi-military fashion.

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Thirty-year rule

The "thirty-year rule" is the informal name given to laws in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and Australia that provide that certain government documents will be released publicly thirty years after they were created.

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Tiwi Islands

The Tiwi Islands are part of the Northern Territory, Australia, 80 km to the north of Darwin where the Arafura Sea joins the Timor Sea.

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Tojo (song)

"Tojo" "Tojo Never Made it to Darwin" was the second single by iconic Australian rock group Hoodoo Gurus and was released on Big Time Records and distributed by EMI in June 1983.

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Townsville is a city on the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia.

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Tracy Mann

Tracy Mann is an Australian screen actress.

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Tropical cyclone

A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.

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Tropical cyclone scales

Tropical cyclones are officially ranked on one of five tropical cyclone intensity scales, according to their maximum sustained winds and which tropical cyclone basin(s) they are located in.

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Tropical Storm Marco (2008)

Tropical Storm Marco was the smallest tropical cyclone on record.

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Typhoon Tip

Typhoon Tip, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Warling, was the largest and most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded.

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Umbrella Entertainment

Umbrella Entertainment is an Australian film distribution company that began operating in 2001.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Whyalla, founded as "Hummocks Hill" and known by that name until 1916, is the third most populous city in the Australian state of South Australia after Adelaide and Mount Gambier.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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135th meridian east

The meridian 135° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, Australasia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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1897 Darwin cyclone

The 1897 cyclone was a tropical cyclone that destroyed the city of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia.

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1974–75 Australian region cyclone season

The 1974–75 Australian region cyclone season was an above average tropical cyclone season.

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2008 Atlantic hurricane season

The 2008 Atlantic hurricane season was the most disastrous Atlantic hurricane season since 2005, causing over 1,000 deaths and nearly $50 billion in damages.

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8th parallel south

The 8th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 8 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclone_Tracy

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