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ECHUCA

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Originally appearing in Volume V08, Page 884 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ECHUCA, a borough of the county of Rodney, Victoria, Australia; 156 m. by rail N. of Melbourne. Pop. (Igor) 4075. It is situated on the river Murray, across which it is connected by bridge with Moama, on the New South Wales side, whence a railway runs to Deniliquin. The town is the terminus of the Murray River railway and the entrepot of the overland inter-colonial trade; it has large wool stores, saw-mills, coach factories, breweries and soap-works. The rich agricultural district is noted for its vineyards.
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