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Whyalla,

city (1991 pop. 21,828), South Australia state, S Australia, on Spencer Gulf. The city has shipbuilding and iron and steel industries. Iron ore and iron and steel products are exported.
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Whyalla

 

a city and port in Australia, on Spencer Gulf of the Indian Ocean, in the state of South Australia. Population, about 33,000 (1972). Whyalla is a center of ferrous metallurgy and shipbuilding. Bridge fortifications, cables, and other articles are produced in the city.

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Whyalla

a port in S South Australia, on Spencer Gulf: iron and steel and shipbuilding industries. Pop.: 21 271 (2001)
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