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Booraan (31°27′S 118°23′E / 31.45°S 118.383°E / -31.45; 118.383) is a railway siding at the 297 km peg of the standard gauge Eastern Goldfields Railway between Northam and Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.

Geographically, Booraan is an unbounded locality within the Shire of Merredin, located between the towns of Merredin and Burracoppin.

Military History

During World War II Booraan was the location of No. 9 Advanced Ammunition sub depot developed in 1942 and manned by 16 Ordnance Ammunition Section. It was closed in 1945.

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