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or White's Hill. The population within a ten-mile radius of the city numbers about 140,000. The climate is very agreeable, although somewhat oppressive in the summer.
Having passed an enjoyable day on shore viewing some of the man) sights, we return to our steamer and proceed on our journey t0 Townsville.
Cairns, North Queensland.
CAIRNS.a Occasionally the K.P.M. steamers call at Cairns, 11 pretty little township famous on account of the wonderful "Barron" Fall' which, particularly after a flood, afford a spectacle of singular grandeur and beautv.