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Varischetti Mine Rescue

62 Bayley Street, Coolgardie
Western Australia
Varischetti Mine Rescue Coolgardie

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Find out about the dramatic 1907 rescue of Italian miner, Modesto Varischetti, who was stuck underground in a flooded mine for more than nine days.

Modesto Varischetti was trapped in an underground mine in complete darkness while surrounded by water. Divers were delivering supplies to Modesto while water was being pumped out and his rescue was planned.

See the actual Diving Suit used in the rescue Coolgarlie Museum. Slightly eerie but an amazing feat!

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Shire of Coolgardie
Address
62 Bayley Street, Coolgardie
Western Australia
Phone
08 9026 6090

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Varischetti Mine Rescue

62 Bayley Street, Coolgardie
Western Australia

coolgardie.wa.gov.au

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