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    Where is Southern Cross located?

Southern Cross, WA

In 1888 the sound of stamper batteries heralded the arrival of large scale mining at Southern Cross, situated in the Western Australian goldfields. Southern Cross is associated with underground mining and at one stage, during the peak of activity there, several hundred miners worked underground.

Keir Reeves

Blainey, Geoffrey, The rush that never ended: a history of Australian mining, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1963. Details