The Number 31 is after the Hume Highway, is one of Australia's major inter-city
national highways, running for 840 kilometres [520 mi] between Melbourne and Sydney.
The highway was named in 1928 after Hamilton Hume [1797-1873], a famous
explorer in the early 19th century who, in 1824, in conjunction with Wiliam Hovell first
found an overland route between Sydney and the infant colonial outpost of
Port Philip, the original name of Melbourne.
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