Thursday, 5 June 2008

Famous Australian Gold Nuggets

From the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) webpage here, which includes details about each nugget eg. The Welcome Stranger was found in Victoria in 1869. It weighed approx. 72 kilograms and at the time of discovery was the largest known nugget in the world (60 by 45 by 19 centimetres).

The Welcome Stranger
The Welcome
The Hand of Faith
Schlemm nugget
The Little Jack
Lady Loch
The Pride of Australia