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PORT PIRIE

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Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 128 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PORT PIRIE, a town of Victoria county, South Australia, on Germein Bay, an arm of Spencer Gulf, 1681 m. by rail N. by W. of Adelaide. It is a prosperous and well-equipped port, from which enormous quantities of wheat are annually shipped. Pop. (1801), 7983.
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