Aussie Gold—Swinging Over to South Australia
April 2002 by A.R. CameronSince the founding of the original colony in 1836, minerals have proven a vital resource to fund the State’s development. Originally, copper was the lifeblood, being discovered not long after settlement.
At first, I tried to shift things around, but then a hand with a rock would appear, so I would stop trying to adjust my gear and grab the rock to keep things moving.
With history so often repeating itself, you can’t go wrong searching for gold using modern exploration techniques and exploration theories in regions of historic gold activity.
When one of the major currencies in the world begins to decline steadily, based on monetary history we would expect a bias toward positive movements in the precious metals.
The Great Plains region, contrary to popular opinion, is not entirely flat. There are areas of low hills and badlands, and it is in such areas where gold has been found. The areas of interest range from 700 to 3,000 feet in elevation, with annual precipitation ranging from 15 to 40 inches, in the form of summer thunderstorms and winter snow.
• Expensive bags will be around for a long time
• Year-end spending frenzy begins
• Illinois goes to the Democrats
October lived up to its reputation as a most unfriendly month for the stock market as hi-tech stocks took a huge battering, the NASDAQ and the Dow were hit by heavy selling and consumer confidence figures plunged.
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