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Coordinates: 43°36′01″S 171°30′22″E / 43.600284°S 171.506081°E / -43.600284; 171.506081

Alford Forest is a location in Canterbury, Ashburton District, New Zealand.

In 1883, stones found in Alford Forest were identified as diamonds, leading to a brief "diamond rush" in the area, but the "diamonds" were eventually shown to be worthless crystals.

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