Help for Creators, Rose O'Rua, Writing

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Rules for capitalisation of geographical names:

Coordinates and imaginary boundaries are lowercased: prime meridian, equator.

Distinct areas of globe are capitalised:  Arctic Circle, Tropic of Capricorn.

Proper place names, nicknames, historical place names are capitalised:  Ireland, Northwest Passage, European Union.


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