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Tassie Alluvial Gold fields

Tassie Alluvial Gold fields

FIND OUT: Resource contains paintings, diary entries and information about the gold rush. Contains a variety of sources students can use to determine richness, reliability and relevance.

An Australian Gold Diggings, Edwin Stockqueler, 1829 - 1900 - Australian gold rushes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Gulgong miners, 1872. - Photo Credit: Beaufoy Merlin / Charles Bayliss  -    Images from the late 1800s depict the heady excitement of Australia's Gold Rush period.

Gulgong miners, - Photo Credit: Beaufoy Merlin / Charles Bayliss - Images from the late depict the heady excitement of Australia's Gold Rush period.

Mangana gold strike. Woods Almanac, 1857, states that gold was found at Fingal near Mangana in 1851 by the "Old Major" who steadily worked at a secret gully for two to three years, probably at Mangana. The first payable alluvial gold deposits were reported in Tasmania in 1852 by James Grant at Managa (then known as The Nook) which began the Tasmanian gold-rushes. The first registered gold strike was made by Charles Gould at Tullochgoram near Fingal and Managa and weighed 2 lb 6ozs.

Mangana gold strike. Woods Almanac, 1857, states that gold was found at Fingal near Mangana in 1851 by the "Old Major" who steadily worked at a secret gully for two to three years, probably at Mangana. The first payable alluvial gold deposits were reported in Tasmania in 1852 by James Grant at Managa (then known as The Nook) which began the Tasmanian gold-rushes. The first registered gold strike was made by Charles Gould at Tullochgoram near Fingal and Managa and weighed 2 lb 6ozs.

Alluvial gold panning, 1930s

Alluvial gold part gold panning - Apple Isle Prospector

old gold mine pictures - Bing Images

Throughout the Chinese migrated to colonial Australia to try their luck on the goldfields. This Look to Learn activity enables you to explore what life was like for the Chinese migrants through primary sources from this period.

Sluicing for gold on Mulgrave River, Queensland, ca. 1888.  From the State Library of Queensland - a superb collection of over 2,700 photographs on Flickr.

Colonisation of australia essay paper Why Did the British Establish a Colony in Australia? a quality essay or term paper, to the colonisation of Australia as the setting up colonies.

Heavy rain sparks a mini gold rush

A MINI gold rush is occurring in central Victoria, sparked by recent rains washing away topsoil and exposing glimmering nuggets.

Derby, Tasmania.

Derby, Tasmania.

Alluvial gold from the Corinna area, NW Tasmania.

Alluvial gold part gold panning - Apple Isle Prospector

Cygnet-Gold, Southern Tasmanian Gold Field

Cygnet-Gold, Southern Tasmanian Gold Field

GOLD IN VAN DIEMEN'S LAND.— Newspaper report announcing the first discovery of Tasmanian gold

The town of Mangana, and the Tullochgorum Estate next to it, are credited as the first official discovery of Tasmanian gold.

Way Down Under: A Road Trip though Tasmania

Corinna: A gold rush settlement turned ecolodge on the edge of the Tarkine wilderness in Tasmania.

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