State Rivers Closed to Prospecting in Washington
September 2003 by StaffThe Washington Department of Natural Resources appeared at a recent dredge rally near Oroville to announce the closure of all state-owned aquatic lands to prospecting.
One method used to explore for kimberlite pipes is aerial photographs. If a kimberlite can be found on aerial photography, there are likely more nearby that can’t be seen on photographs. Over the years, myself and others found several hundred...
Q: Years ago I had plans for building a home-built suction dredge called the Spartan dredge. I really loved that dredge. I now have a 12-year-old son who wants to start mining. We wanted to build our own at home but I’ve lost the plans.
Last month, one of our readers requested an article regarding the possible use of Google Earth for prospecting research. It was a good idea, so here it is.
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