Coober Pedy Travel Guide

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Coober Pedy Overview

Coober Pedy is a frontier mining town producing 80% of the world's opals. The climate is extremely harsh - there is hardly any rain at all, and the temperatures can reach 50 degrees or more in summer. 80% of the population lives underground, in dug-outs, where the climate is far more comfortable. There are only two green spots in the entire town, one is the football oval, and the other one is not the golf-course...