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CRESWICK

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 414 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CRESWICK, a borough of Talbot county, Victoria, Australia, 851 m. by rail N.W. of Melbourne. Pop. (1901) 3060. It is the centre of a mining, pastoral and agricultural district. Gold is found both in alluvial and quartz formations, the quartz being especially rich. The surrounding country is fertile and well-timbered, and there is a government plantation and nursery in connexion with the forests department.
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