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Australia: see East Coolgardie GoldfieldEast Coolgardie Goldfield
, Western Australia, SW Australia. It is the richest gold field in Australia. The chief mining center is the town of Kalgoorlie. Coolgardie, of little importance today, was the first gold-rush town in the area. Gold was discovered there in 1892.
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, town, Western Australia, SW Australia. Since 1989 part of the extensive city of Kalgoorlie-Boulder (2016 pop. 30,059), 36,902 sq mi (95,575 sq km), it is the chief mining town of the state and the center of the East Coolgardie Goldfield.
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All five holes intersected gold mineralisation at Brilliant North, which is one of the best known and under-drilled gold prospects at the Coolgardie project.
Distribution and remarks.--Gaius aurora is a large species with a restricted distribution in the Helena-Aurora Range (northern Coolgardie bioregion) of Western Australia, with most specimens known from the vicinity of Bungalbin Hill (approximately 115 km NNE.
Immediately convinced of its value, he travelled overnight to Menzies where he caught a coach to Coolgardie, to meet Welsh shopkeeper Thomas Tobias, who headed a Welsh syndicate set up at the previous year's Llanelli Eisteddfod.
Gold was first discovered in Coogardi Coolgardie in 1892 beginning the famous Coolgardie-Kalgoorlie gold rush for surface gold and, later, the extensive underground mining of gold which is still underway.
A contrast can be made with the construction of the world's longest freshwater pipeline (530 kilometres) that takes water from the coast near Perth, up over the coastal hills out and then out east to Coolgardie and Kalgoorlie, in cental WA.
While some cameleers served three-year contracts and returned home, others lived on in 'Ghan towns' outside Marree, Broken Hill, Cloncurry, Coolgardie, Oodnadatta, Wyndham and other towns, sometimes becoming traders and marrying locals.
Nobel-prize winning scientist Elizabeth Blackburn and her work on telomeres is ignored while famous inventions such as the Coolgardie safe and early refrigeration, the Victa mower and the Hills Hoist are not included (although they may be in Home).
Horace Benson Jackson, the next president of the society (in 1927 and 1928), was a South Australian who gained his law degree by attending night school, before joining the rush to the Coolgardie gold fields in 1896, becoming a leading member of the legal profession and directing a series of well-known Perth companies.
GGG Resources PLC (GGG.LN), a mining exploration company owning half the mining rights to Bullabulling, a former open pit gold mine in the Coolgardie region, Western Australia, is not withdrawing its offer for Auzex Resources Ltd.
Population sampling.--The range of Astragalus jaegerianus can be subdivided geographically into five putative distinct populations (Figure 1; Coolgardie, Lane Mountain, Prospectors Wash, Brinkman Wash, and Goldstone).
The year 2003 marked the centenary of one of the world's greatest engineering feats: the construction of a water pipeline from Mundaring Weir in the hills east of Perth to the Eastern Goldfields centres of Coolgardie and Kalgoorlie.