Tuesday, 9 August 2016

How the world is shrinking


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In 1914 it took 20 to 30 days to travel from Auckland to London – even longer if you were in the benighted West Islands

Now, just over a day.

In just over a century, the world has shrunk.

And we generally just take that progress for granted, don’t we.

[Updated map by The Telegraph. Hat tip Human Progress ]


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