Story: Gold and gold mining

Blue Lake (2nd of 2)

Blue Lake

Today, the pit at St Bathans has been flooded and named Blue Lake. The pillars of sluiced white-quartz gravel and the blue water are an interesting feature, enjoyed by waterskiers and holidaymakers.

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Carl Walrond, 'Gold and gold mining - Methods of mining', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 June 2023)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 12 Jun 2006