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Jul 9, 2007 - Mount Morgan Queensland 17 June 2007.
Jeff We are really on our way to Cania Gorge, but what a find Mount Morgan turned out to be. The town was listed as a Heritage Town by the Australian Heritage Commission in 1980 and listed as a Historic Town by the National Trust of Queensland in 1981. Mount Morgan was named after the Morgan brothers who pegged the first claims and developed the mine in partnership with three Rockhampton businessmen. The actual mountain became a hole as it was mined for 225,000kg of gold, 50,000kg of silver, and 360,000 tonnes of copper during a period of...Jump to full entry