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White Cliffs moonscape a wonder to behold

By Explore
Updated March 16 2021 - 11:33am, first published March 16 2020 - 11:33am

It’s as if we’ve landed on the moon. Overlooking White Cliffs and spreading as far as you can see in every direction is a parched, treeless landscape pockmarked with the crater-like scars of opal mine shafts. In total, there’s over 50,000 of them, most long abandoned, along with the hopes and dreams of those who dug them.

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