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Brighton

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Brighton (Australia) is a name of various cities in Australia:

  • Brighton, Queensland, a suburb of Brisbane
  • Brighton, South Australia, a coastal suburb of Adelaide
  • Brighton, Tasmania
  • Brighton, Victoria, a suburb of Melbourne
  • Brighton, Western Australia, a suburb of Perth
  • Brighton-Le-Sands, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney

Brighton (UK) is an English seaside resort town. Located about an hour south of London by train, it is a popular day-trip destination. Its broad shingle beach is backed by amusement arcades and Regency-era buildings. Brighton Pier, in the central waterfront section, opened in 1899 and now has rides and food kiosks. The town is also known for its nightlife, arts scene, shopping and festivals.

Brighton is also a name of cities in Canada (Brighton, Newfoundland and Labrador or Brighton, Shelburne, Nova Scotia or Brighton, Digby, Nova Scotia or Brighton, Ontario), New Zealand (Brighton, New Zealand, Otago region), Trinidad and Tobago (Brighton, a Locality near La Brea), United States (Brighton, Alabama or Brighton, Colorado or Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation, Florida or Brighton, Illinois or Brighton, Indiana or Brighton, Iowa or Brighton Plantation, Maine or Brighton, Baltimore, Maryland or Brighton, Boston or Brighton, Michigan or Brighton, Missouri or Brighton, Erie County, New York or Brighton, Monroe County, New York or Brighton, Franklin County, New York or Brighton, Syracuse, New York or Brighton Beach, New York or Brighton, Clark County, Ohio or Brighton, Lorain County, Ohio or Brighton, Oregon or Brighton, Tennessee or Brighton, Vermont or Brighton Ski Resort, Utah or Brighton, Seattle, Washington or Brighton, Kenosha County, Wisconsin or Brighton (community), Kenosha County, Wisconsin or Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin).

Geelong is a city southwest of Melbourne, Australia. Lining its bay, The Waterfront esplanade has a 19th-century carousel, plus a curved art deco boardwalk and sea bath at Eastern Beach. Scattered along The Waterfront are the Baywalk Bollards, colourful sculptures chronicling city history. The Geelong Botanic Gardens lie at the eastern end of the bay. The central National Wool Museum hosts changing exhibitions.

Open Water Swimming[edit]

Mike Gregory completed a 60 km charity swim from Geelong to Brighton, Australia on 12 March 2016.

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