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Opal Cave


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Location: Old Water Tank Road, Coober Pedy.
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Classification: ExplainCave House
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History

1963 established.

Description

This dugout was built thirty years ago by three women, one of them was Faye Nayler. It was excavated using the traditional method, with picks and shovels, a lot of blood, sweats and tears. The result is impressive and still lived in.