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Published by LV Printers in Traralgon .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Morwell Mine -- History,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Australia -- Victoria -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementKath Ringin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9558A84 G77 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 213 p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18169113M
ISBN 100958850100

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