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BOKSBURG

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 158 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BOKSBURG, a town of the Transvaal; 14 M. E. of Johannes-burg by rail. Pop. of the municipality (1904) 14, 757, of whom 4175 were whites. It is the headquarters of the Witwatersrand coal mining industry. The collieries extend from Boksburg east-ward to Springs, 11 m. distant. Brakpan, the largest colliery in South Africa, lies midway between the places named.
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