Broken Hill

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Broken Hill

(Placename) a town in SE Australia, in W New South Wales: mining centre for lead, silver, and zinc. Pop: 19 834 (2001)
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a city in central Zambia: old mining town. 190,752. Formerly, Broken Hill.
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It appeared, by what I could piece together of the unprofane fragments of his statement, that he had chanced upon Sir Ossaise at dawn of the morning, and been told that if he would make a short cut across the fields and swamps and broken hills and glades, he could head off a company of travelers who would be rare customers for prophylactics and tooth-wash.
Hordes of the flightless birds have invaded the mining town of Broken Hill to try to escape from Australia's worst drought for a generation.
Australia's worst drought in a generation is driving flocks of emus into an outback mining town in a desperate hunt for food and water, an animal rescue unit in the town of Broken Hill said.
The boy had driven more than 800 miles from his home in Kendall on the east coast when he was stopped by traffic police on Saturday on the Barrier Highway near the remote mining town of Broken Hill.
In which country can you find the mining centre of Broken Hill? 2.
Minister for Mental Health and Lifestyles Kevin Humphries announced last year that pilot mental health services would be put out to tender to private companies to deliver mental health, physical health and drug and alcohol support - Dubbo, Orange, Nepean Blue Mountains, Broken Hill, Nowra, and Cumberland have all been stated to be privatised.
- Down-hole EM of all 15 drill holes is scheduled for early September in search of Broken Hill Type mineralisation.
The NSW Government said the uranium deposits might exist around Broken Hill.
In the years leading up to 1920, Broken Hill, a mining town in far western New South Wales, cemented its reputation for industrial militancy.
At his Broken Hill funeral there was an enormous outpouring of grief and memorial services were held around the country.
Police went to the house in the town of Broken Hill and discovered the parcel contained 200 grams of heroin, worth pounds 65,000.