Mining history of gold deposits of the far south coast, New South Wales
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Mining history of gold deposits of the far south coast, New South Wales by J. L. Willis

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Published by New South Wales Dept. of Mines in Sydney .
Written in English



  • Australia,
  • New South Wales


  • Gold mines and mining -- Australia -- New South Wales -- History.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementby J. L. Willis.
SeriesBulletin - Geological Survey of New South Wales ; no. 24, Bulletin (Geological Survey of New South Wales) ;, 24.
LC ClassificationsTN428.N5 W53
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 117 p. :
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5249718M
ISBN 100724004807
LC Control Number75322171

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