Story: Radioactive minerals

The Lower Buller Gorge

The Lower Buller Gorge

This map shows the area where Frederick Cassin and Charles Jacobsen made their discovery of uranium near the mouth of Batty Creek. Mt Cassin, on one side of the Buller River, and Mt Jacobsen on the other, were named in their honour.

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Rebecca Priestley, 'Radioactive minerals - West Coast uranium rush, 1955–56', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Rebecca Priestley, published 12 Jun 2006