New Zealand facts & history in brief
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is the only road access between
Te Anau and Milford Sound on State Highway 94.
The tunnel is about 1200 metres long
from the Hollyford Valley to the
Cleddau Valley, Milford Sound, in
Henry Homer discovered the Homer Saddle and
suggested a tunnel in 1889.
Work started in 1935, but because of WWII,
the tunnel wasn't finished until 1953.
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