The Montmorency Falls are located in Quebec City. The falls, at 83 meters (272 ft.) high, are the highest in the province of Quebec and 30 m (98 ft.) higher than Niagara Falls. The falls are at the mouth of the Rivière Montmorency where it drops over the cliff shore into the Saint Lawrence River, opposite the western end of the Île d'Orleans. The falls were given this name in 1613 by Samuel de Champlain. He named them in honour of Henri II, duc de Montmorency, who served as viceroy of New France from 1620 until 1625.
The Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre, formerly ANZ Stadium (and also known as the QEII Stadium, likely due to its close proximity to Queen Elizabeth II Hospita) is an athletics stadium located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; the former home of the Brisbane Broncos rugby league team. The stadium currently has a capacity of 48,400 people, although the record crowd is 58,912, set during the Super League Grand Final, Brisbane v Cronulla, in 1997.
Suncorp Stadium, formerly known as Lang Park, is a rectangular sporting stadium located in the Brisbane suburb of Milton, Queensland, Australia. Built on the site of a cemetery, the stadium has been the home of rugby league in Queensland since 1957 and today also hosts rugby union and football (soccer) matches.
The site of Lang Park was originally the North Brisbane Burial Grounds, and until 1875 was Brisbane's primary cemetery. By 1911 the area was heavily populated, so the Paddington Cemeteries Act (1911) was introduced and the site was redeveloped as a recreational site. In 1914 it was fenced off and named Lang Park after John Dunmore Lang.
The Adelaide Oval is an oval in Adelaide, South Australia. It is located between the central business district and North Adelaide and has a history which dates back to the 1870s. It is considered to be one of the most picturesque Test cricket grounds in Australia, if not the world . The oval is managed by the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA).
It currently holds 30,000 spectators, but a record attendance of 62,543 people was recorded for the 1965 SANFL Grand Final between Port Adelaide and Sturt.
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AAMI Stadium, formerly known as Football Park, is the home of Australian rules football in South Australia. It is situated at West Lakes, Adelaide. It was built by the South Australian Football League (SANFL) and is now the home ground of the Adelaide Crows and Port Adelaide Power.
Football Park hosted its first event, an SANFL match between Central District and North Adelaide, on May 4, 1974.
In addition to Australian rules football, AAMI Stadium has also hosted cricket matches, most famously for the Kerry Packer-run World Series Cricket competition of the late 1970s, International Rules and concerts.
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Estádio Lourival Baptista is a multi-use stadium located in Aracaju, Brazil. It is used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Associação Desportiva Confiança. The stadium has a maximum capacity of 22,000 people and was built in 1969.
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Subiaco Oval is the major sports stadium in Perth, Western Australia. It is located in the suburb of Subiaco, a few kilometres west of Perth's city centre. It is mainly used for Australian Football League matches, as it is the home ground for the West Coast Eagles and Fremantle Dockers football teams. "Subi" is also used for West Australian Football League matches. The ground is not exclusively used for Australian Rules Football though, having hosted National Soccer League (Australia) grand finals, regular Rugby Union Test Matches (including games in the 2003 Rugby Union World Cup), International Rules and sometimes, rock concerts. It became the home ground for Perth's Super 14 rugby union team, the Western Force, in 2006.