The Super Pit gold mine is the biggest open cast mine in Australia

Super Pit, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

A vast 3.5km long, 1.5km wide man-made hole of epic scope, the Super Pit gold mine is the biggest open cast mine in Australia, producing approximately 28 tonnes of gold a year. Visual representations of Australia’s biggest industry don’t come bigger than this.

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