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In London's shivering Christmas thousands saw the pantomimes, King of the
Golden Seas at the Surrey playhouse, The Orange Tree and the King of the
Golden Mines at Sadler's Wells, and some of them would spend the next
Christmas at ...
They called this area the Golden Mile. By the middle of 1898 six mines had each
produced over a ton of gold, and Kalgoorlie had passed Charters Towers as the
nation's leading goldfield. Although no company was mining ore at greater depth
A crowd gathered round the car to see this lump shaped like a golden eagle, and
when at last the Larcombes carried their prize into a bank it would not fit on the
gold scales. People eager to see climbed on to counters, packed the banking ...
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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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