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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 897 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KOORINGA [BURRA], a town of Burra county, South Australia on Burra Creek, 1o1 m. by rail N. by E. of Adelaide. Pop. (1901), 1994. It is the centre of a mining and agricultural district in which large areas are devoted to wheat-growing. The famous Burra Burra copper mine, discovered by a shepherd in 1844, is close to the town, while silver and lead ore is also found in the vicinity.
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