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NEW RUSSIAN TUNNEL

Swiss engineers have convinced the Russian Government that it is perfectly feasible to• bore a tunnel through the Caucasian Mountains near Tiflis in order to join the Black and Caspian seas. This will be a tremendous undertaking, as the tunnel will be about sixteen miles in length, and the Russian Government had practically decided that it was beyond the limit of possibility. However, the Swiss experts have reported that t ne tunnel could be' built within seven years without much difficulty, but at a great expense. A Paris firm of bankers, it) is understood, is supporting the enterprise, which will be put into execution about the early part of 1913, and with Swiss engineers in control.

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NEW RUSSIAN TUNNEL, Rodney and Otamatea Times, Waitemata and Kaipara Gazette, 14 August 1912

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NEW RUSSIAN TUNNEL Rodney and Otamatea Times, Waitemata and Kaipara Gazette, 14 August 1912

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