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The Gold Prospecting, Treasure Hunting, Metal Detecting, Ghost Town Hunting
Located under the bar scales is the "Contour Interval." First, let me explain the term "Contour." It's pretty obvious that the earth is not flat. Mountains cover the surface, and so, the earth has "contour." Each mountain, hill, valley, etc has its own unique contour. So a system had to be devised to tell, not only the height of the mountain, but also the shape of the mountain. For this, we use "contour lines."
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Contour lines are those seemingly endless squiggly brown lines on the map picture. Each of these lines is drawn on an exact elevation on that "terrain feature." The distance between the lines is a representation of the vertical distance between the lines. The vertical distance between the lines is the "contour interval." In our example, the contour interval is 40 feet, which means that between each of those brown lines on the map to the one next to it is an elevation change of 40 feet. But, is it 40 feet up or down? We will get more into this later.
|6-8||Gem Faire||Placer County Fairgrounds, Roseville, CA||GemFaire|
|7-8||Gold Show||Pomona Fairplex, Pomona, CA||GPAA|
|7-8||Central Brevard Rock & Gem Club Annual Show||Kiwanis Recreation Center, Merritt Island, FL||Central Brevard Rock & Gem Club |
|7-8||Rock & Gem Show||Oak Harbor Senior Center, Oak Harbor, WA||Whidbey Island Gem Club|
|13-15||Annual Rock & Gem Show||Kirkwood Community Center, Kirkwood, MO||Cabin Fever Productions|
|13-15||Annual Rock & Gem Show||Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland, OR||Oregon Agate and Mineral Society|
|13-22||Annual Mineral & Gem Show||Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival, Indio, CA||San Gorgonio Mineral & Gem Society|
|14||25th Annual Mineral, Jewelry and Fossil Show||Show Place Arena, Upper Marlboro, MD||Southern Maryland Rock and Mineral Club|
|14-15||22nd Annual James Campbell Memorial Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show||New York State Museum, Albany, NY||Capital District Mineral Club|
|20-22||Gem Faire||Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara, CA||GemFaire|
|21-22||49th Annual Spring Jewelry, Gem, & Rock Show||Skyline High School, Mesa, AZ||Apache Junction Rock and Gem Club|
|21-22||Winter Bazaar||Maplewood Rock & Gem Clubhouse, Edmonds, WA||Maplewood Rock & Gem Club|
|21-22||Annual Gem Show||Expo Idaho, Boise, ID||Idaho Gem Club|
|21-22||Annual Rock & Mineral Show||Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, Las Cruces, NM||Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum|
|21-22||Annual Show||Contra Costa County Fairgrounds, Antioch, CA||Antioch Lapidary Club|
|28||Annual Show||FPC of Lakeland, Lakeland, FL||Bone Valley Gem, Mineral and Fossil Society|
|27 Feb - 1 Mar||Gem Faire||OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa, CA||GemFaire|
|28 Feb - 1 Mar||The Spring Bling||Solano County Fairgrounds, Vallejo, CA||Vallejo Gem and Mineral Society|
|28 Feb - 1 Mar||2015 Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Jewelrty Show||State Fairgrounds, Jackson, MS||Mississippi Gem and Mineral Society|
|28 Feb - 1 Mar||The Great San Francisco Crystal Fair||Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA||The Pacific Crystal Guild|
|28 Feb - 1 Mar||2015 Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show||Pickering Barn, Issaquah, WA||East King Co Rock Club|
|28 Feb - 1 Mar||Annual Show||Ollie Liner Center, Plainview, TX||Hi Plains Gem and Mineral Soxiety|
|28 Feb - 1 Mar||Gold Show||Mesa Convention Center, Mesa, CA||GPAA|
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|7-8||Gold Show||San Joaquin Fair, Stockton, CA||GPAA|
|7-8||53rd Annual Gem, Mineral, Lapidary & Fossil Show||Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura, CA||Ventura Gem & Mineral Society|
|14-15||49th Annual Jewelry & Rock Show||Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, Turlock, CA||Motherlode Mineral Society|
|21-22||16th Annual Gold & Treasure Show||Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Coeur d'Alene, ID||Gold Fever Prospecting Supply|
56th Annual Gem, Jewelry, and Mineral Show
|Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Spokane, WA||Spokane Rock Rollers Club|
|Portland Expo Center, Portland, OR||GPAA|
|28-29||Northern Cal's Largest Gem & Mineral Show||Roseville Fairgrounds, Roseville, CA||Roseville Rock Rollers|
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