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How to Read a River - Part 2

Always look for bedrock in gold bearing areas - whether or not water is currently flowing over it. If gold has ever flowed over it in the past…even millions of years ago…there’s a good chance that the gold will be hiding somewhere in that bedrock. So…what is bedrock, and how can you easily recognize it?...Read More



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CACHE! Stories of Buried Treasure and Hidden Wealth 



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Spring is a great time to research, plan, organize and prepare for the Summer Treasure Hunting Adventures!

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Guide to Treasure in Pennsylvania

Kinzua Bridge Cache


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Trivia Question

What is the "Spot Elevation"

at the indicated point on the map?

 Spot Elevation Topographic Symbol for searching for Lost Treasures, gold prospecting, metal detecting, ghost towns and ghost town hunting, and rock hounding

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Topographic Symbols used in searching for Lost Treasures, gold prospecting, metal detecting, ghost towns and ghost town hunting, and rock hounding 

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A Draw is a minor terrain feature that also starts at high ground, but is carved into the side of the hill by water and erosion. The draw can be defined as having high ground on three sides and low ground on one side. The draw runs downhill in between two fingers. The contour lines form "V's" that point uphill. Once again, notice that the V's of the draw are the same V's we talked about when discussing determining uphill and downhill using contour lines.


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