1921 0078


Photograph of page 16 of The Adelaide Chronicle August 6 1921 - "The Stuart's Range Country"- AUSTRALIA'S BIGGEST OPAL FIELD WHICH HAS ALREADY PRODUCED, ACCORDING TO OFFICIAL STATISTICS, OPAL WORTH OVER 52,000 POUND.      L.K. Ward, photos The Government Geologist (Mr L K Ward) recently paid an official visit to the Stuart Range opal field, the largest in Australia. This remarkable belt is situated about 150 miles north of Tarcoola, and about 100 miles west of William Creek. It lies between the East-West railway and the Great Northern line. Altogether there are about 200 men on the field, 85 of [...]