The birth of Karratha

ONE of the several towns created during the birth of the Pilbara iron ore industry was Karratha.

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An aerial shot of Karratha. Photo, courtesy the Karratha Visitor Centre

It had been deemed the town of Dampier could not handle the influx of people needed in the area so a new town had to be created.

But where to put it?

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