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Ol Big Map the Miner is worth stopping and having a look in the attractive and pleasant native garden surrounds right on the highway just before you reach the town (coming from North).
Examples of the copper ore mined are displayed. There is also some...More
Located on the southern entrance to Kapunda, Map the Miner is a monument to the contributions of the Cornish miners in the Kapunda, and in other mines in South Australia. The impressive tall statue is named Map Kernow, being the Cornish dialect for 'Son of...More
This is a statue dedicated to the Cornish miner and again adds to the history of the area which is rich in mining. It is easily accessible as it is at one end of the town and they have a platform to take a photo...More
Can't really miss the statue as you are heading into or out of Kapunda. It's right next to the road with a parking area to safely park off the road. Cross the road and step up onto the hill (where the camera sign is) and...More
The Kapunda copper mine was established in 1842 when copper was discovered. At the time of discovery the copper was the richest in the world. The local Museum has a separate building called 'Bagots Fortune' which illustrates many aspects of the mines activities - Captain...More
Situated right on the edge of the main road into Kapunda from Adelaide, you can't miss MAP. The statue is a memorial to the early miners. Certainly worth stopping to look, and photograph but it will be a relatively quick visit unless you have a...More
Map the miner is a tribute to the Cornish miners who worked at the copper mine. It is always great to see Map dressed in his Santa costume. I know Christmas and the Street Party are near. Thanks to the MFS and the Kapunda Christmas...More