Punch,  45 (1863), 62.

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Physical Geography, Mapping, Railways, Publishing, Technology

    Notes the view of the Royal Geographical Society that the location of the equator was chosen because of the need to 'draw the line somewhere'. Also discusses the installation of communication bells in railway carriages, and the production of 'wishy-washy' works from 'the Great Hydraulic Press'.

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