Prospecting on the Yukon River
July 2002 by Ron WendtIn my years of searching for gold, there was never a greater thrill than prospecting along the Yukon.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
New theories have been developed and they may lead to new discoveries and give prospectors some new insight on where to look for diamonds.
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With one outstretched hand grasping the bottle and the other waving at air, I moved forward feeling for the tent. No tent. No tree.
What it takes to move gold is turbulent, fast-moving water. Normally the water is heavy with clay and all sorts of sentiments that have been ripped up from the bed of the river or carried down from the tributaries above.
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