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  • Having borne the title of duke of Montpensier until his grandfather's death in 1752, he became duke of Chartres, and in 1769 married Louise Marie Adelaide de Bourbon-Penthievre, daughter and heiress of the duke of Penthievre, grand admiral of France, and the richest heiress of the time.
  • At Adelaide there are on an average 120 rainy days per annum, with a mean rainfall of 20.88 in.
  • McKinlay, from Adelaide, made for the Barcoo by way of Lake Torrens.
  • Universities have been established at Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Hobart, and are well equipped and numerously attended; they are in part supported by grants from the public funds and in part by private endowments and the fees paid by students.
  • South-east of the town of Adelaide, and finally enters the sea at Encounter Bay in E.