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GREEN MOSS SOUTH AUSTRALIA, rich in copper, dreamed of gold. Thousands
of South Australian carters and miners and labourers rushed to Victoria to dig
gold in 1851 and some returned to find poor gold in scattered gullies in their own
The Chamber of Mines in Western Australia issued monthly reports (1902-20)
that recorded company activities and ... The South Australian Advertiser printed
on 14 April 1883 an interview with Saunders and Johns on their Kimberley trip.
Books : Francis Dutton's South Australia and its Mines (London, 1846), J. B.
Austin's The Mines of South Australia (Adelaide, 1863), BaiHiere's South
Australian Gazetteer compiled by R. P. Whitworth (Adelaide, 1866), Journal of
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The history of mining is central to Australian history, from the gold rushes of the 1860's which brought hundreds of thousand of immigrants, to the mountain ranges of iron ore and immense natural gas ... Read full review
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