Kalgoorlie, Australia—Born of Gold
May 2007 by Jim FosterIn June 1893, a wiry Irish prospector by the name of Paddy Hannon was prospecting the harsh, dry country east of Coolgardie in Western Australia. It was country that could suck the moisture from a man’s body in days...
"Little Boys who pick up rocks either go to prison or become geologists."
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The harsh Alaskan environment delayed serious prospecting and mining for decades and still continues to stymie exploration activity even though there are likely dozens of hidden major and world-class gold and base metal deposits.
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