As seen from the below map from the Wikipedia article, which is identical to the version of Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, which I own, the land of the Houyhnhnms is directly below what we now call Australia. Is there any significance to that location? If so, why did he choose that location? Map from an edition of Gulliver's Travels


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