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Title : Historical - Events - The last camel mail on its way from Oodnadatta in South Australia to Alice Springs in the Northern Territory in 1872, a distance of over 300 miles. The overland telegraph, which replaced the camel mail, came into operation in August 1872 [photographic image]. 1 photographic negative: b&w, acetate 
Date : 1872
Primary subject : HISTORICAL
Secondary subject : EVENTS
Image no. : A1200, L26071
Barcode : 11402096
Location : Canberra
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(Source: National Archives of Australia)