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Milford Sound.

In an interview with a member of the staff of the " Otago Daily Times," Mr t). Sutherland of Milford Sound, who has paid a visit to Dunedin, gives some interesting details of the district of which he is the sole regular inhabitant. Mr Sutherland .advocates .the erection of an accommodation house near' the falls that bear his name. ■ He states that the climate is milder 'than' that of the East Coast, owing to a warm ocean current that flows from Australia. He quotes testimony to the grandeur and beauty ]oi the scenery, which speaks of Mount Balloon as surpassing Mont Blanc, and describes the general aspect of the coujntry'as resembling that of-the -Sfosemite Valley in California. The Sounds, he says, teem with fish, and there is a fair quantity of useful timber. The minerals of the country, however, he consider its principal wealth. Tin, copper, and iron abound and a good gold-field will probably be discovered. [

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Milford Sound., Ashburton Guardian, Volume vii, Issue 2420, 3 May 1890

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Milford Sound. Ashburton Guardian, Volume vii, Issue 2420, 3 May 1890

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