Nome Offshore Dredging Creates Challenges
June 2015 by Jim HalloranThe Alaska state government has been trying to keep up with and maybe even stay on top of the situation by studying the problems associated with rapid growth and how to solve them.
That is the course and intention for this article—to wander through some of the lessons I have learned in my thirty-two years of metal detecting and prospecting.
• Using drywashers to work desert gravels
I woke up on Sunday morning, August 10, to heavy smoke. I saw where it was coming from, but it seemed like it was a long way off so I thought I was okay for the time being.
Want to find a lot more gold when you get out there to prospect? Well I’ve put together ten ideas that I think will help you become more successful…
I have found gold more than 200 feet above the river. It was not unusual for nuggets of an ounce or more to be found in these deposits, but fine gold and flakes are much more common.
This concept of detecting does not always work as we sometimes get a week or so where the temperatures rise to 116°—sometimes more.
Placers that are directly associated with lode deposits are sometimes overlooked and may have good potential for those who are willing to search for them.
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