Widgiemooltha. Western Australian town between Norseman and Kambalda..always seems to get a mention for unusual Aussie towns names...Here is the comfort stop?!

Widgiemooltha. Western Australian town between Norseman and Kambalda..always seems to get a mention for unusual Aussie towns names...Here is the comfort stop?!

Native Gold in Quartz matrix.  The Quartz is most likely Hematite-stained. Kambalda West, Coolgardie, Western Australia.

Native Gold in Quartz matrix. The Quartz is most likely Hematite-stained. Kambalda West, Coolgardie, Western Australia.

A saltlake on the West Australian goldfields is one of the biggest playgrounds on earth for those who land-sail.

A saltlake on the West Australian goldfields is one of the biggest playgrounds on earth for those who land-sail.

Coolgardie a part of the Goldfields history of Western Australia . Visit Jill Harrison's blog to read some background to this area and to see more great photos.

Coolgardie a part of the Goldfields history of Western Australia . Visit Jill Harrison's blog to read some background to this area and to see more great photos.

Many a sad and tragic tale is told by reading the inscriptions on headstones at the historic Coolgardie cemetery.   The most famous grave is that of Ernest Giles, the great Australian outback explorer who had first traversed the region in 1875, seventeen years prior to Bayley and Ford’s historic gold discovery at Coolgardie.

Many a sad and tragic tale is told by reading the inscriptions on headstones at the historic Coolgardie cemetery. The most famous grave is that of Ernest Giles, the great Australian outback explorer who had first traversed the region in 1875, seventeen years prior to Bayley and Ford’s historic gold discovery at Coolgardie.

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