[PDF] ↠ Lost Gold Author Paul Bensemann – Furosemidelasix.info

Every so often a book drops into your lap that captures your attention immediately and holds it right through This is one such book It was given to me as a gift by my mother due to our family having a connection to the story The tale of an alleged lost gold reef in the mountainous country up behind my hometown of Karamea, New Zealand has often been told to local people with an interest in the back country I have very vague memories of my grandfather Stan Simkin, one of the gold hunters in the book, telling me short yarns about tramping around the mountains in all sorts of adverse weather but at the time I was a young lad and had no idea what he d actually been doing up there Also, I am familiar with the photo that ended up on the cover of this book because it belonged to my father Lewis and he d also told me about the gold search So, I wast most eager to learn of this interesting local story myth and what I eventually found out was so much The author s research is excellent and he s woven much local history and anecdotal information into the yarn With this I discovered things about my hometown and even my family that I hadn t previously known I m familiar with many of Bensemann perfectly captures the urgency of the situation and the pressure felt by F.G and Trevor, so much so that I had trouble sleeping after reading for a mind whirring with missed ridges, storms, rival teams etc Fortunately, I finished this book in two days, so this was not a huge issue As a geologist with an interest in ore deposits, I found the rock descriptions sound and well researched accounts As A Young Man In The Mid 1970s, Paul Bensemann Was Told An Archetypal Lost Gold Story By His Neighbour, A Tobacco Farmer In The Motueka Valley On The Edge Of What Is Now Kahurangi National Park The Story Concerned An Old Prospector Who Had Found A Huge Exposed Gold Reef, Shining In The Sun, Deep In The Mountain Wilderness Of Northwest Nelson Just Before He Died, The Prospector Drew A Map, And To Paul S Amazement His Neighbour Then Produced An Old, Tatty, Hand Drawn Map, Which Had Been Handed Down To Him From His Father.Since That Meeting Paul Has Spent Over 30 Years Trying To Unravel This Untold Story, Linking Many Different Characters And Their Often Obsessive And Always Secretive Efforts To Find This Very New Zealand Treasure The Search Was Originally Triggered By Government Geologists Who Found A Huge Quartz Reef In 1908 It Has Since Been Pursued By Many Different Prospectors, From Bushmen On The West Coast To F.G Gibbs, A Prominent Early Nelson Identity.Lost Gold Follows The Many Twists And Turns Of This 105 Year Old Story, And Tries To Explain Why The Reef Has Never Been Rediscovered But In The End, Whether Or Not The Reef Exists Is Only Part Of The Story, And Perhaps The Bigger Treasure Here Is The Real Tale Of Men In Pursuit Of Their Own El Dorado. Lost Gold


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