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Notes on the Geography of Sri Lanka: Tea Country: Photo 1

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It was for tea that a railway was built from Peradeniya south into the high mountains.  Here: the rail yard at Hatton, 38 miles south of Peradeniya, 4,000 feet above sea level, and the first main town served by the railway as it ventured south.  The railway reached this point in 1884.

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