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Wiluna, edge of the desert

P. R. Heydon

Wiluna, edge of the desert

by P. R. Heydon

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Published by Wiluna Mines, Shire of Wiluna, Hesperian Press in West Perth, Wiluna, Carlisle, W.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wiluna (W.A.),
  • Western Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Wiluna (W.A.) -- History.,
    • Wiluna (W.A.) -- Literary collections.,
    • Western Australia -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 580-581) and index.

      Other titlesWiluna
      Statementby P.R. Heydon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU380.W55 H49 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 608 p. :
      Number of Pages608
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL617015M
      ISBN 100859052168
      LC Control Number96214753
      OCLC/WorldCa36892652

      Situated at the tail end of the Canning Stock Route and on the edge of the Western Desert, 1, kilometres from Perth, Wiluna is surrounded by mines staffed by fly-in fly-out workers. Secure your future Wiluna is isolated safe and a COVID free area with very. good hospital. Great Sandy Desert wilderness right on the edge of the desert at your doorstep. Apply now relocation expenses negotiable. 0nly persons or couples in the State of Western Australia. Need Apply due to border closure. ***** + click to reveal.

      quoted in “Wiluna: Edge of the Desert” In James Moylan and Augustus Lucanus purchased the Pioneer Stores and the old Weeloona Hotel, both of which stood across the street from here. The Pioneer was a large general store, and was among the businesses to advertise in the very first issue of the Wiluna Miner, published on January 24th Wiluna, edge of the desert / by P.R. Heydon; World aeronautical chart. , Wiluna [cartographic material]: ICAO / produced by the Divi World aeronautical chart. , Wiluna [cartographic material]: ICAO / produced by the Divi.

      Wiluna is situated on the edge of the Western Desert, on the native title of the Ngaanyatjarra people. Gold was first discovered in the area – then known as Lake Way – in Mining activity virtually ceased after World War One due to the difficulty of treating refractory ore, and the white population dropped to around Wiluna is a town in the Mid West region of Western Australia. It is situated on the edge of the Western Desert at the gateway to the Canning Stock Route and Gunbarrel Highway. It is the service centre of the local area for the local Aboriginal people, the pastoral industry, mining, and many more people work on mines in the area on a "fly-in/fly.


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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Wiluna is a small town in the Mid West region of Western is situated on the edge of edge of the desert book Western Desert at the gateway to the Canning Stock Route and Gunbarrel is the service centre of the local area for the local Martu people, the pastoral industry, the Wiluna Gold Mine, and many more people who work on other mines in the area on a "fly-in/fly-out" on: km ( mi) NE of Perth, km ( mi).

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Description; Additional information; Reviews (0) Description. Y P.R. Heydon. ( New). Hard cover pp, illustrated. Wiluna - "Edge of the Desert" celebrates the Centenary of Wiluna, and covers the period It tells of the three phases of gold mining; of a vibrant town of 9, people at its peak; of the reminiscences of 80 people living in the town and on pastoral of drovers coming down the Canning Stock Route; policemen searching for murderers; aboriginals and lost prospectors are.

The Shire of Wiluna website is currently under-going a "face-lift" to ensure that the most current, informative and accurate information is provided for visitors to our site. Staff are working hard behind the scenes at this "work in progress" so please visit our site on a regular basis to see the updated information/changes.

Wiluna’s Rich History. 3 • Gold was initially discovered at Wiluna by explorer Laurence Wells in • According to the page book Wiluna -Edge of the Desert by P Heydon, ‘About 29thDecemberPercy’s pick came into contact with “THE LARGEST LUMP OF GOLD EVER UNEARTHED IN THE COLONY” –to that time.

He kept. Secure your future Wiluna is isolated safe COVID area very good hospital Great Sandy Desert wilderness on the edge of the desert at your doorstep. Apply now relocation expenses negotiable 0nly persons in the State of Western Australia Need Apply due to border closure.

The closest town to the oval is Wiluna, around km away Mr Farmer was living and working in the desert, harvesting sandalwood with his family. Lena Long's ute stands on the edge of the. Wiluna Police Books of interest.

"Wiluna - Edge of the Desert" By P.R. Heydon O.A.M. Published by Hesperian Press lots of pictures and indexed ISBN 0 8.

CANNING STOCK ROUTE "The Beckoning West" by Eleanor Smith The story of H.S. Trotman & the Canning Stock Route Pictures and indexed First published Wiluna in kilometres by road from Perth, and kilometres east of Meekatharra. Generally the country is fairly flat. To the north east is desert, and the salt lakes lie north.

Aptly titled 'Wiluna: Edge of the Desert' celebrates the centenary of Wiluna, and covers the period through to There is a fascinating account of life in Wiluna in the s by writer-prospector James Doughty in his book Gold in the Blood. It captures the town's isolation: "If one cared to walk to the end of Seventh Street, and keep going into the trackless, sometimes stony, sometimes sandy desert, one might go a thousand miles without encountering.

The town of Wiluna is kilometres northeast of Perth and is situated on the edge of the desert at the gateway to the Canning Stock Route and Gunbarrel Highway.

Facilities at Wiluna include a caravan park, hotel-motel, fuel, supermarket, police, hospital and post Canning Stock Route is one of the most isolated tracks. 4K HD Filmed on location near Wiluna, Western Australia. North Pool & Lake Violet. FAQ What cameras do we use. Edge of the Desert Gateway to.

The town of Wiluna is the principal centre in the Shire, and there are also a number of mining villages and aboriginal communities. The township of Wiluna is kilometres northeast of Perth and is situated on the edge of the desert at the gateway to the Canning Stock Route and Gunbarrel Highway.

The township of Wiluna is kilometres northeast of Perth and is situated on the edge of the desert at the gateway to the Canning Stock Route and Gunbarrel Highway.

A flight with Skippers Aviation from Perth takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. Surprisingly, for a town on the edge of the Simpson Desert, Wiluna did not have problems with a fresh water supply.

Underground water was plentiful and an agricultural research station was established in the s. Prior to that there were even attempts to grow peanuts (by Plaistowes) - with some success. Wiluna - edge of the desert, The history of the goldfield's town of Wiluna and its surrounds, its people and incidents in its roaring days.

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