Why is Australia called "the land down under"?

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People often call Australia the 'land down under' since it lies south of the equator; basically it refers to its location on Earth. From an Australian point of view, it appears as if the northern hemisphere continents are down under.
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Australia is the only entire continent and nation which lies completely south of the equator, or "down under" the equator. Even Antarctica does not boast this distinction,
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People often call Australia the 'land down under' because the entire
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Because it is in the lower hemisphere. "down under" the equator.
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Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for a land under the continent
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