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Boorabbin, Western Australia was a location on the narrow gauge Eastern Goldfields Railway in Western Australia. It was half way between Southern Cross and Coolgardie.

It was the location of a water tank used during the era of steam power on the railways. Construction of the tank began in 1896; it had a capacity of five and a quarter million gallons.

The townsite was gazetted in 1898. It was named by C.C. Hunt in 1865.

It is in the area of the Boorabbin National Park, and Boorabbin Rocks.

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