Aussie Gold—A Look at Tasmania
March 2002 by A.R. CameronTasmania (The Apple Isle) is a large, heart-shaped island off the southeast coast of Australia. Open farmlands and forests are found on the north and east coasts tending to more rugged terrain on the west and south coasts. Good roads service the entire island except the southwest corner.
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Although one of the smaller states in Australia, Victoria can lay claim to being the richest, especially in regards to large nuggets. An almost endless discovery of massive specimens highlighted the early years of gold mining here.
Without a telephone, electricity, or television in his isolated cabin, Olson led a simple and peaceful life. He enjoyed living in a remote canyon surrounded by a vast wilderness. Mining for gold absorbed his days.
I’m not sure if it was the cold, clear, pure drinking waters of Grubstake Gulch and Willow Creek that have drawn me over the years, or the flat nuggets of gold I have dug out now and then. Since about 1973, I’ve extensively prospected up...
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