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The Overland Route is a route to Australia and East Asia. The route crosses the European continent. It was inaugurated by Thomas Fletcher Waghorn in 1845, and was modified on the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869. The route now crosses the following locations: ⁕France ⁕The Mont Cenis tunnel ⁕Brindisi ⁕The Levant ⁕Suez Canal ⁕The Red Sea ⁕The Indian Ocean. This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Wood, James, ed.. "". The Nuttall Encyclopædia. London and New York: Frederick Warne.
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the route to Australia and the East across the European continent instead of round the Cape of Good Hope, was inaugurated by Lieutenant Waghorn in 1845, modified on the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, and is now viâ France, the Mont Cenis tunnel, Brindisi, the Levant, Suez Canal, Red Sea, and Indian Ocean.
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