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When Did Mining Start In Australia

You can even get a hands-on sample of gold mining life at the Mt Alexander Diggings, the site of the world's greatest shallow alluvial gold rush. ... During the gold rush Walhalla was home to 4000 gold seekers and one of Australia's richest towns. Relive the days of the early miners on Walhalla's scenic railway, and enjoy a stroll around the ...

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