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BUNDABERG

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 797 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BUNDABERG, a municipal town and river port of Cook county, Queensland, Australia, ro m. from the mouth of the river Burnett, and 217 M. by rail N. by W. of Brisbane. Pop. (1901) 5200. It lies on both sides of the river, and connexion between the two ports is maintained by road and railway bridges. There .are saw-mills, breweries, brickfields and distilleries in the town, and numerous sugar factories in the vicinity, notably at Millaquin, on the river below the town. There are wharves on both sides of the river, and the staple exports are sugar, golden-syrup and timber. The climate is remarkably healthy.
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