Blanche Barkly Nugget Print Page
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.
|Address:||Inglewood-Rheola Road, Kingower, 3517|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.609136|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||27-August-1857|
|Actual Event End Date:||27-August-1857|
Blanche Barkly Nugget
weight 1743 ozs.
Found August 27, 1857 by Samuel & Charles Napier
Robert & James Ambrose