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Voyages of the New Golden Hind

Voyages of the New Golden Hind

This map shows the areas covered by the voyages of the New Golden Hind in 1945–46. Although the distance does not seem large, each of the fiords was explored in detail. Gillespies Beach, where slightly radioactive dredge concentrates were examined, is at the top.

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Rebecca Priestley, 'Radioactive minerals - Prospecting for uranium', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 March 2024)

Story by Rebecca Priestley, published 12 Jun 2006