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21-September-2015
21-September-2015

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A monument commemorates the discovery of the Blance Barkly Nuggett.

In August 1857, Robert and James Ambrose and Samuel and Charles Napier discovered the nugget, which at that time was the world's largest gold nugget, weighing in at 1743 ounces. The Blanche Barkly remains the third largest gold nugget ever discovered to this day.

Location

Address:Inglewood-Rheola Road, Kingower, 3517
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.609136
Long: 143.748951
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Actual Event STart Date:27-August-1857
Actual Event End Date:27-August-1857

Dedication

Front Inscription

Blanche Barkly Nugget
weight 1743 ozs.

Found August 27, 1857 by Samuel & Charles Napier
Robert & James Ambrose

Source: MA
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