The town is sometimes referred to as the "opal capital of the world" because of
the quantity of precious opals that are mined there. Coober Pedy is renowned for
Oct 23, 2012 ... ... Outback town of Coober Pedy is surely one of the country's most unusual
destinations on the planet. Known as the 'Opal Capital of the World' ...
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Apr 8, 2009 ... Known for yielding big 'runs'or patches of full colour 'seam' Opal, ... of Australia
and Opal country visit the Opal Capital of the World where ... 14 Mile, 17 Mile and
Shell Patch (35km) moving North-West of town in that order.
Jul 20, 2015 ... ... its opal fields, Coober Pedy is known as the Opal Capital of the World. ... this
fascinating town where half the population lives in underground dugouts. ...
protect the sheep country in the south from the native dog, the Dingo.
Mar 9, 2013 ... Walk into the small Australian town of Coober Pedy on any given day, and you
will ... As people from across the country and world, flocked to mine the precious
... Besides being the Opal capital of the world and a popular tourist .... This '
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Opal Country. Coober Pedy 1980's - Main Street. Opal Capital of the World.
Australia's biggest and best known opal town dates back to 1915 when a
The Australian Opal Mining town of Lightning Ridge is situated 770 klm from
Sydney ... out he left White Cliffs and eventually made his way to an area known
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The mining town of Coober Pedy is situated 850km north of Adelaide. Coober
Pedy ... Known as the 'opal capital of the world', discover the town's rich history
and unearth your very own gems. ... A 4WD tour of breakaway country is must.
Aug 8, 2015 ... Valued at $700000, this is the finest opal to have ever been ... time in September
to mark the centenary of opal mining in the country. ... Dug up in the South
Australia desert town of Coober Pedy in 2003 by ... Opals were first discovered at
Coober Pedy — widely-known as the opal capital of the world — in ...