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  • Collection: Stereoscopic views of Australia and New Zealand

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Looking southwards from the Queen's Park, Wellington, a very fine panoramic view is to be had of the whole of the city and the surrounding hill suburbs. The signal station is situated on the highest point of the mountain range, in the background,…

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So extensive is that remarkable, sinuous sheet of water known to the world as Sydney Harbour that it has to photographed from hundreds of standpoints to get anything like justice done to its myriad charms. Fortunately, Nature has, provided many…

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Cawood's Gully, Apollo Bay, is in Polwarth County, Victoria, between Cape Otway and Cape Patton, southwest of Melbourne. One of the coast ranges extends along the coast of this county. Northeast of Cape Otway the soil is very rich and supports a…

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The important hardwood industry or Tasmania is seen probably at its best at Geeveston, south of Hobart. The Huon Timber Co.'s extensive plant includes several sawmills and many miles of narrow-gauge railway. Our series of stereographs commences with…

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Photographed from life by Frank Haes. And published under the auspices of the Council of the Zoological Society of London.

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One of the chief excursions from the City of Wellington, and certainly one of the most interesting in the colony, is the railway ride over the Rimutakas. Although the line can in no way compare with the wonderful engineering enterprises in the Rocky…

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New Plymouth possesses the finest recreation ground in New Zealand, and the dainty little scene in the photograph is but one of the many to be found therein. Covering an area. of about 45 acres, it forms both a public garden and a sports reserve. Its…

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From the summits of Mount Cook and Mount Tasman, the two noblest mountains in Australasia, come the mighty avalanches that swell the volume of the wonderful Hochstetter Glacier, making of it one of the most impressive sights in the Southern Alps. The…

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It would indeed be difficult to find a more beautiful natural formation than that revealed to us in the cave known as the Gem of Jenolan. It is reached by a passage from the Jubilee Cave, and has been divided by the architectural processes of the…

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The Cataract Cliff Grounds, in Launceston, Tasmania, are a striking instance of what may be accomplished by the co-operation of Nature and Art. The pathway that we see below us has been constructed along the face of the towering cliff for about a…