Elizabethtown: Uncovering a Buried California Mining Community
July 1999 by Richard H. Peterson, PhDAlthough there are many mining ghost towns in California, it is rare to find the ruins of one that was abandoned 140 years ago and then subsequently buried by hydraulic mining debris.
I stared out across the Yukon River. I estimated the river at this point to be a mile wide. An occasional log floated by in the tan-colored water.
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BLM stated we had 30 days to amend our claim so that it fit within one 40-acre square or we would forfeit the claim.
The red dot on the diagram points out where the gravels there were also carrying, but not as much color. The gold was sparse below the point indicated.
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