Chillagoe and Chillagoe Shire

Chillagoe, a once booming mining town is 140 km west of Cairns.

Further Reading: 

K.H. Kennedy, ed, Readings in north Queensland mining history, vol 2, Townsville, History Department, James Cook University of North Queensland, 1982

Ruth Kerr, Chillagoe: copper, cattle and caves, St Lucia, J.D. & R.S. Kerr, 1986

Ruth Kerr, John Moffat of Irvinebank, St Lucia, J.D. & R.S. Kerr, 2000

Ron and Viv Moon, Cape York, Pearcedale, Victoria, Kakirra Adventure Publications, 2001

Ian Plimer, A journey through stone: the Chillagoe story - the extraordinary history and geology of one of the richest mineral deposits in the world, Kew, Victoria, Reed Books, 1997

G.K. Bolton and Ruth S. Kerr, Chillagoe: a town with a sense of adventure, Cairns, G.K. Bolton, 1998

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