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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 62



the principal town of this part of the provincial district of Otago (formerly know as Southland). No doubt great surprise is felt on viewing the splendid streets of one and two chains wide, with substantial buildings, such as banks, hotels, churches, and shops. Here also are trams, evidence of modern civilisation; the business premises are also connected by telephone. The streets are named after Scotch rivers, Tay, Dee, Don, Spey, &c. Leaving by early train for Kingstown, the terminus of the line at Lake Whakatipu, we pass Lumsden, from whence a start may, be made for Lake Te Anan, whence a newly discovered track leads to Milford Sound, so justly celebrated for its wondrous scenery, which includes the great Sutherland falls.

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