Duchess, a former mining town, is a hamlet on the railway line between Cloncurry and Mount Isa, 130 km from the former and 90 km from the latter. Duchess is in the Cloncurry Shire.

Further Reading: 

Cloncurry 100: 1867-1967, Clonclurry, Cloncurry Centenary Celebrations Committee, 1967

Perry Hardy, A short history of the Cloncurry district, Cloncurry, Cloncurry Shire Council, 1983

Geoffrey Blainey, Mines in the spinifex: the story of Mount Isa Mines, Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1960


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