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GYMPIE

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 764 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GYMPIE, a mining town of March county, Queensland, Australia, 107 m. N. of Brisbane, and 61 m. S. of Maryborough by rail. Pop. (1901) 11,959. Numerous gold mines are worked in the district, which also abounds in copper, silver, antimony, cinnabar, bismuth and nickel. Extensive undeveloped coal-beds lie 40 M. N. at Miva. Gympie became a municipality in 1880.
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