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CLUNES

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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 569 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CLUNES, a borough of Talbot county, Victoria, Australia, 971 M. by rail N.W. of Melbourne. Pop. (1901) 2426. It is the centre of an agricultural, pastoral and mining district, in which gold was first discovered in 1851. It lies in a healthy and picturesque situation at an elevation of Io81 ft. An annual agricultural exhibition and large weekly cattle sales are held in the town.
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