The Victorian Prospector's Guide and Handbook

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The Victorian Prospector's Guide and Handbook

This informative guide has been published and updated at regular intervals since around 1895. It is designed as a complete guide to prospecting in Victoria.

Chapters include:

  • Gold Deposits (types of:)
  • Prospecting For Gold (Methods)
  • Geology of Victoria
  • Goldfields of Victoria (brief descriptions of various goldfields)
  • Economic Minerals Other than Gold
  • Prospecting Guide (where and how).

Adventurer Maps has been given permission by the Department of Primary Industries to reprint this edition of the Prospectors Guide. The book has been updated with references to Metal Detecting and the Laws of Do's and Don'ts of prospecting. It also contains many photos both old and new. Not only is it a modern representation of prospecting but also a history of the ways that will fascinate you. Originally the book was printed in 1894 so the history is there. The book covers in quite length and detail the Geology, gold, gemstones, different ways to prospect, etc. of Victoria. Every prospector should have one, from the beginner to the expert.


EDITION: 12th Edition
DIMENSIONS: 210mm X 147mm
PAGES: 96 pages
PUBLISHED BY: Reprinted & Updated by Paolettis Maps
PUBLISHED DATE: Reprinted 2009
ISBN: 0-9579946-7-2

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