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Via  @NZHistorydotnet Did a Kiwi design the Australian flag?

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from @NZHistorydotnet Today in History 5 Feb 1867, Opening of railway from Invercargill to Bluff – bankrupted Southland Province

I think this is pretty cool. These maps are over a 100 years old, and amazingly beautiful. The detail that cartographers go into is incredible.