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Via  @NZHistorydotnet Did a Kiwi design the Australian flag? http://bit.ly/chi8a3

Also Today in History:

from @NZHistorydotnet Today in History 5 Feb 1867, Opening of railway from Invercargill to Bluff http://bit.ly/afXvQY – bankrupted Southland Province

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http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/2915170/Archivists-strike-historic-gold-dust

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.