Kōrero: Gold and gold mining

Northburn tailings

Northburn tailings

These distinctive scars are at Northburn on the shores of Lake Dunstan, Central Otago. The gravel terraces have been sluiced away and large boulders have been stacked in rows along waste-water channels to produce this fern-like pattern. Vineyards have been established nearby (upper right).

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Department of Conservation
Photograph by Kevin Jones

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Gold and gold mining - Dredging', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8630/northburn-tailings (accessed 4 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006