Kalgoorlie
Monday 10th June 2013
Australia
Australia’s Capital Cities
Locating Kalgoorlie
Kalgoorlie
596km North-
East of Perth
History of Kalgoorlie
• Aboriginal Name: Coolgoorlie
• Located on the Golden Mile
• First explored in the 1860s by Europea...
Historical Kalgoorlie
Kalgoorlie Gold Rush
• First Gold Find
• Paddy Hannan in 1893
• Mt Charlotte
• 700 men arrived within days
• One of the la...
Equipment in Kalgoorlie
Goldfields Pipeline
• Water is needed for gold mining
• There is little natural water in the desert around
Kalgoorlie
• A ...
Goldfields Pipeline
The Pipeline Today
Kalgoorlie Today
• A bustling mining town
• High rate of tourism
• Known as a mining town
• Home of the largest gold pit i...
Mines
• There are 15 mines in the
Kalgoorlie area
The Super Pit
• The largest open pit mine in Australia
• Produces 850,000 ounces of gold per year
• Owned by Kalgoorlie Co...
The Super Pit
The Super Pit
A Tour of Kalgoorlie Today
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILubVNq1eqY
Kalgoorlie Tourism
• http://www.kalgoorlietourism.com/Kalgoorlie-
Boulder-Attractions
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Kalgoorlie

  1. 1. Kalgoorlie Monday 10th June 2013
  2. 2. Australia
  3. 3. Australia’s Capital Cities
  4. 4. Locating Kalgoorlie Kalgoorlie 596km North- East of Perth
  5. 5. History of Kalgoorlie • Aboriginal Name: Coolgoorlie • Located on the Golden Mile • First explored in the 1860s by Europeans • Founded during the Yilgarn-Goldfields gold rush
  6. 6. Historical Kalgoorlie
  7. 7. Kalgoorlie Gold Rush • First Gold Find • Paddy Hannan in 1893 • Mt Charlotte • 700 men arrived within days • One of the largest gold rushes in Australia • Deep underground gold reefs • Goldfields pipeline
  8. 8. Equipment in Kalgoorlie
  9. 9. Goldfields Pipeline • Water is needed for gold mining • There is little natural water in the desert around Kalgoorlie • A pipeline to pump water to Kalgoorlie • An uphill pipeline running for 500kms
  10. 10. Goldfields Pipeline
  11. 11. The Pipeline Today
  12. 12. Kalgoorlie Today • A bustling mining town • High rate of tourism • Known as a mining town • Home of the largest gold pit in Australia
  13. 13. Mines • There are 15 mines in the Kalgoorlie area
  14. 14. The Super Pit • The largest open pit mine in Australia • Produces 850,000 ounces of gold per year • Owned by Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM) • Formed when 10 other mines all joined together
  15. 15. The Super Pit
  16. 16. The Super Pit
  17. 17. A Tour of Kalgoorlie Today • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILubVNq1eqY
  18. 18. Kalgoorlie Tourism • http://www.kalgoorlietourism.com/Kalgoorlie- Boulder-Attractions

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