---- Zombie Traffic from Google and Traffic Shaping/Throttling - Analysis
SevenCubed - 2:30 am on Sep 19, 2012 (gmt 0)
...suggesting perhaps a test of geo-intent among, eg, former British Empire countries having similar place names.
In the past when I used google I would run into that frequently for the exact reason of similar place names -- we share a lot of common ones with the UK. This was around years ago so I doubt it is a test as much as just a need to refine a search term by adding a province name which then excluded all the .uk results.