What's In A Name?
November 2016 by Ray MillsThe names attached to these areas came about from many sources. Many are easy to see why the name was given while others had a more contrasting note to them.
Q: Will my detector react to fine gold?
On our fourth trip, we finally reached the top edge of the old hydraulic pit, and it was monstrous.
There are clubs with claims in the area and there’s a section of the river open to the public, but the rest of the area is claimed up so do your research first.
Doug told me that there had been a 100-year flood that took place in October of 2013 and it washed out part of the mile-long landing strip. It also washed a large, wide gully down below and above the camp.
“The evidence is clear—mineral deposits alone are not enough to attract precious commodity investment dollars...”
At first, I tried to shift things around, but then a hand with a rock would appear, so I would stop trying to adjust my gear and grab the rock to keep things moving.
...even the best prospectors have times when they do not find gold. It is all about taking chances against tough odds and succeeding.
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