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Coober Pedy tourism symbol
Title : Coober Pedy tourism symbol Coober Pedy tourism symbol
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Date of creation : 1991
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 155 x 200 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

The 'big Winch' is a tourist attraction in the outback town of Coober Pedy.

Coober Pedy is located approximately 850 kilometres north of Adelaide. Opal was first discovered at Coober Pedy in 1915 and mining continues there today, with much of the world's gem quality opal originating from the Coober Pedy mines.

Coverage year : 1991
Place : Coober Pedy
Region : Flinders Ranges and Far North - Outback



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