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Sons of Gwalia & Herbert Hoover

The Sons of Gwalia mine is situated in the Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia. It was found by a group of Welsh prospectors in 1896. Gwalia simply means Wales; hence, it was Sons of Gwalia who found the mine.

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