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PROPOSED PACIFIC CABLE

(PBR PRISS ASSOCIATION.) Ottawa, M»y 9. Mr Gisborne, a Canadian electrician, has published a proposal to lay a cable along the coast of the Pacific Ocean to.. Australia. Roughly speaking the route would be from Columbia to Attu, one of the Aleutian Isles, thence to Japan and Luzon, one of the Philippines, whence it would stretch across to New Guinea, and connect with Australia and Port Darwin. The length is estimated et 6600 miles, and the cost at seven million dollars. The proposition has been favorably received.

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PROPOSED PACIFIC CABLE Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2132, 11 May 1889, Incorrect date

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