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"In 1861 Gabriel Read discovered rich gold in Gabriel’s Gully triggering off the great gold rush to Otago. One year later Hartley and Reilly panned 87 pounds of gold from the Dunstan Gorge of the Clutha River and a second great rush of miners swept into the province."

An outstanding collection of over 300 historical photographs and paintings of the Otago Goldfields. These have been woven into the relevant parts of the author’s narrative.

Contents: Introduction & Acknowledgements; The Earliest Reports of Gold; Gabriels Gully; The Dunstan Rush; All Roads lead to Dunstan; Through the Dunstan Gorge; Bannockburn and the Nevis; The Rich Reefs of Bendigo; The Dry Cardrona; The Golden Arrow; The Richest River in the World; Kawarau Dam; The Maniototo Goldfields; The New Zealand Dredge.

Hardcovered book. As new condition. Published in 2005, 180 pages. Well illustrated.

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  • Seller location: Christchurch City, Canterbury, NZ

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