Image from page 799 of “The street railway review” (1891)
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Title: The street railway review
Year: 1891 (1890s)
Authors: American Street Railway Association Street Railway Accountants’ Association of America American Railway, Mechanical, and Electrical Association
Publisher: Chicago : Street Railway Review Pub. Co
Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation
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ie highestcharacter and probity In Dunedin. in the soullj. Ilic (-haractcristics of llie cnmmunityarc Scotch in the ma,iority. The cities of Christchurch and liyttle-ton are strictly English. Wellington, the scat of government, and.\uckland. the metropolis of the north, are rather cosmopolitan. The islands of New Zealand, as shown in the map. are aboutl,2St) miles across the Tasman Sea. east of New South Wales;tlie fact of this distance is not realized by the world at large.The aggregate population is approaching SOO.OOO. The entire areais about 105.000 square miles—about the size of the Tnited King-dom. The extreme length is 1.100 miles: the breadth is variable,ranging from 45 miles to 250 miles, the a\erage being aliout140 miles. The north and middle islands are separated by CookStrait, twelve miles across at the narrowest part, which is agreat advantage, as it gives facilities for local and foreign com-munication without the necessity of sailing round the extremityof the lolniiv.
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Midtlle /ifona SUivarr /3/ana MAf OF .\EW ZEALAND.
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