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  • They don’t match up computer files between Canberra and London.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Maybe he’ll come close enough for a missile shot from Canberra.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • Because time is only the relationship between the way different things change, like the earth going round the sun and atoms vibrating and clocks ticking and day and night and waking up and going to sleep, and it is like west or nor-nor-east, which won’t exist when the earth stops existing and falls into the sun because it is only a relationship between the North Pole and the South Pole and everywhere else, like Mogadishu and Sunderland and Canberra.
    Mark Haddon  --  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
  • It’ll be so good to see you after all these months, and you can tell me about Canberra.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy

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  • Up at Canberra they think now that he made it wrong.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • But none was needed: not by chance alone could those mighty ships have come to rest so precisely over New York, London, Paris, Moscow, Rome, Cape Town, Tokyo, Canberra….
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood’s End
  • The missile-cruiser Canberra, closest ship in the formation, confirmed his position.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • He left then for a conference with the Prime Minister, at that time in Melbourne; with no aircraft flying on the airlines, federal government from Canberra was growing difficult, and parliamentary sessions there were growing shorter and less frequent.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • After all, they’ve got definite cases in Canberra now.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • All countersigned indents and requisitions are costed here and are presented to the Naval Attaché at your embassy in Canberra, and forwarded by him to Washington for eventual settlement.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
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