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MOUNT MORGAN NEAR THE QUEENSLAND COAST, a few miles south of the
tropic of Capricorn, boulders of black ironstone lay on a timbered hill. For more
than twenty years men chipped fragments from the boulders or washed the ...
The jumpers and invaders so emphasized the richness of the ground in dispute
that the price of Mount Morgan shares increased. The big company had so much
ground at Mount Morgan that intruders barely had space to swing a wildcat, but ...
Pamphlets and brochures consulted on Mount Morgan's history were J. M.
Cameron's Report of the Gold Mines of Mount Morgan, Rockhantp- ton,
Queensland (Rockhampton, 1887), W. H. Dick's two pamphlets, The Famous
Mount Morgan ...
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