Electrical outlets in Australia are Type I Australian AS-3112 which have a different plug configuration than American plugs, requiring an adapter to let them fit together. Additionally, the electrical current is differen... More »

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When traveling to Mexico, a Type A JIS C 8303/NEMA 1-15 plug adapter or a Type B NEMA 5-15 adapter may be needed for electrical compatibility, as of 2015. These adapters assist with either polarization or grounding of an... More »

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The dryer plug adapter cord needed to change an old three-prong plug to a new four-prong plug is available at hardware stores, such as Lowe's or Home Depot. After obtaining the cord, unplug the dryer and move it into a p... More »

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Australia is close to 2,500 miles wide between its eastern and western extremities. Australia's difference between total length and width is only about 200 miles. The entire land area of Australia is close to 4.8 million... More »

Australia is a massive country, with an area of approximately 2.97 million square miles and a population of approximately 23 million people as of 2014. In comparison, the continental United States has an area of 2.96 mil... More »

Australia is an island nation that is located in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean. Using Asia's eastern coast as an orientation, Australia is located to the southeast of the mainland Asian continent and to the sout... More »

To convert a 220-volt outlet to a 110-volt outlet, either purchase an adapter or remove the existing receptacle from the outlet box. Either option allows a 110-volt appliance to plug into a previously 220-volt outlet. More »