National Geographic : 1949 Oct
V) ational eogralhic Society + Water, Shot from a "Giant," Smashes a Gold-bearing Cliff After overburden is washed away, dredges excavate ore. Hydraulic mining near Fairbanks frequently un covers frozen prehistoric animals. Flesh of a mammoth, found recently, was flown to a New York museum. 514 Anso color Iy U. C. Sweet 4 With Gold Pan and Patience He Woos Elusive Lady Luck This prospector. using the old-time method, looks for "color" in a river bed. Gold particles, if any, cling after sand and pebbles are poured out. Such miners often sell or lease proved claims to large companies.