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Savage River, Tasmania

Tasmania’s only iron ore mine and its accompanying neat company town lie in rough forest country beside the swift and deep river. Mining began in 1967 and the huge open cut produces 20 million tonnes of ore and waste a year. Savage River (including Corinna) Mining township in the wilds of the West Coast Located 113 km south west from Burnie, 269 km west from Launceston and 152 km north west of Queenstown,

 

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