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Place: Dunedin (New Zealand)

Latitude -45.867
Longitude 170.500
Other Place Types city, seaport, industrial center
Alternative Terms DUN; DUD

Center of gold rush 1861-ca. 1883; major agricultural & arts center; site of Otago University; base for Byrd's Antarctic expeditions 1928-1930, 1933-1935; founded by Scottish Presbyterians; name was derived from Gaelic for Edinburgh.

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