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11:54am on Friday, 15th March, 2013:



Yesterday, I mentioned what the atlas from 1869 that I bought had to say about Wales. That was on the back of one of the pages; the other page had bits about South America on it. Here's what it has to say about, Chile, or Chili in 1869 American:

I particularly like how it casually damns the character of all the other South American countries, and how it describes the order of the seasons as being in the opposite order to ours (so, winter, autumn, summer, spring?).

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