14), and " Southland " in the Aegean (Sept.
Of the ships named only the " Southland " was brought into harbour.
INVERCARGILL, the chief town of Southland county, South Island, New Zealand, 139 m.
It is the centre of the large grazing and farming district of Southland; and has a number of factories, including breweries, foundries, woollen mills and timber-works.
The district of Southland was surveyed in 1841, but was reported unfavourable, and settlement was delayed till 1857.
Southland was a separate province between 1860 and 1870, but, failing financially as such, rejoined the parent province of Otago.