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  • Beach sands and the granite bluff north of Arcata contain a virtually untapped source of gold.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

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    Buried Treasures of California


  • Somewhere in a flat area along the cliffs above Shelter Cove is a treasure of gold taken from a beached ship. Although marked by a bell, the bell was removed later by those not knowing of the bell's purpose.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    A Guide to Treasure in California


  • A cache of stolen gold bullion weighing upwards of 290 pounds is buried somewhere near Shelter Cove.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

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    Buried Treasures You Can Find


  • $123,000 in stolen gold is thought to be buried near the town of Myrtletowne.

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    Buried Treasures You Can Find


  • A cache of stolen gold coins valued at $28,000 is said to be buried near the mouth of the New River.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

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    Buried Treasures You Can Find


  • Gold and silver coins of Spanish origin have been found on the beaches north and south of the Mattole River.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    Buried Treasures You Can Find


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