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    Sites/facts specific to this historic mining map are:

    Placer Mining is the mining of the alluvial deposits of minerals. This may be accomplished by open pit by various methods of tunneling into ancient riverbeds. The gold occurs in many different forms: In river channels, in basins & flats, as surface deposits of sand and gravel, pebbles and rocks of all sizes. The first discovery of major importance, that of James Marshall on Jan 24, 1848 on the American River at Coloma, California because of the lure and excitement of gold mining. Prospectors spread throughout the west and subsequently years many rich Placers were found in California. Trinity and Klamath River creeks circles depict areas of rich Placer deposits.

    The following towns are featured in this map:

    Sonora, Mariposa, San Andreas, Jackson, Placerville, Johnsville, Susanville, Merrillville, Red Rock, Terme, Ravendale, Marysville, Yuba City, Rio Oso, Santa Rosa, Sacramento, Stockton, San Jose, Redwood, San Francisco, Berkely, Oakland and many more.

    This antique map reproduction is situated in:

    Placer County, California (CA)
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