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Marvelous Melbourne

The discovery of gold in the State of Victoria in 1851 led to the Victorian gold rush, and Melbourne, Australia, which provided services for the miners, became flooded with goldseekers. During a visit in 1885 English journalist George Augustus Henry Sala coined the phrase "Marvelous Melbourne", which still is in use today. A few reminders still remain in the Melbourne area of the wild and wooly days of the Victoria Gold Rush.....

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