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'Leopold' removed from name of mountain range

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'Leopold' removed from name of mountain range

'Leopold' removed from name of mountain range

Australia has renamed its King Leopold mountain ranges Wunaamin Miliwundi, replacing the name of a Belgian ruler known for his brutal colonization of Africa with traditional names used by indigenous people.

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