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Awesome Underground Town In Australia


Offbeat  (tags: Australia, Coober Pedy, underground, troglodyte, town, opal, mining )

Evelyn
- 1916 days ago - funzug.com
If you were to walk into this mining town of 3,000 people, you wouldn't see a bustling little town. You'd actually only see half of its population. That's because half the people who live in Coober Pedy live underground.



   

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Colin Hope (201)
Saturday April 19, 2014, 7:14 am
One way of staying out of the sun??
 

Evelyn B (63)
Saturday April 19, 2014, 12:46 pm
Saving on heating in winter & air-conditioning in summer, too! Temperatures tend to remain very stable in underground dwellings! Practical ... though I wonder how they handle their plumbing & sewage systems ...?
 

Ulane V (48)
Saturday April 19, 2014, 5:49 pm
Interesting,thanks
 

Geoff P (84)
Saturday April 19, 2014, 8:29 pm
Interesting
 

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 7:48 am
Fascinating.
 
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