Tom Creek is a creek located in the Omineca Country region of British Columbia. The creek flows into Kenny Creek. Tom Creek was discovered in 1869 by the Byrnes Party. The creek yielded gold for more than one hundred years. This creek has been mined for silver and gold. The creek has been mined using wing-damming and hand-mining by Europeans and Chinese miners.
The City of Victor is a Statutory City in Teller County, Colorado, United States. Gold was discovered in Victor in the late 19th century, an omen of the future of the town. With Cripple Creek, the mining district became the second largest gold mining district in the country and realized approximately $10 billion of mined gold in 2010 dollars. It reached its peak around the turn of the century when there were about 18,000 residents in the town. Depleted ore in mines, labor strife and the exodus of miners during World War I caused a steep decline in the city's economy, from which it has never recovered. The population was 397 at the 2010 census. There is a resumed mining effort on Battle Mountain.
Kamarang is an Amerindian village, standing at the confluence of the Kamarang River and Mazaruni River, in the Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region of Guyana.
Babine Lake Marine Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. The park was established by Order-in-Council in 1993, comprising two sites at Pendleton Bay totalling 36.9 hectares. Another was established in the same year at Smithers Landing, comprising approximately 157.8 hectares. Three more sites were added in 2001, Hook (Deep) Bay, Pierre Creek, Pinkut Creek and Sandpoint. All sites combined comprise approximately 492 hectares.
Frondarola is a small town in the province of Teramo in the Abruzzo region of Italy, population about 200. It lies at an altitude of 1502 feet above sea level and is located about 5 miles from Teramo, of which it is a frazione.
Caribou is a former silver-mining town, now a ghost town near Nederland in Boulder County, Colorado, United States. It was named after the Caribou silver mine nearby. The Caribou Ranch recording studio is several miles away, on the road from Nederland up to Caribou.
Port Navas Creek, or Porthnavas Creek, is one of seven creeks off the Helford River in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It splits into three sections with the village of Porth Navas on the west, Trenarth Bridge in the middle and the eastern one is near Budock Veane. The creek is well known for the oyster beds.
Gold Rush is a reality television series that airs on Discovery and its affiliates worldwide. The series follows the placer gold mining efforts of various family-run mining companies, mostly in the Klondike region of Dawson City, Yukon, Canada. In its 11th season as of early 2020, prior seasons also included mining efforts in South America and western North America.
Shooting Creek Township is the easternmost township and one of the six townships of Clay County, North Carolina, United States. The other five are Brasstown, Hayesville, Sweetwater, Hiawassee, and Tusquittee.
Harris Creek is a creek in the Okanagan region of British Columbia. The creek is located to the south of the village of Lumby in the North Okanagan. Harris Creek has been mined for gold. The total output mined for Harris Creek amounts to $125,000.
Spruce Creek is located in the Atlin Country region of British Columbia. The creek flows into Pine Creek. Fred Marius discovered gold in this creek in 1898. In 1899 two American prospectors named West and Hoffenen found a gold nugget which weighed just over 83 ounces. The nugget was nicknamed "the west". "The west" nugget contained some quartz and thus was not the largest solid gold nugget found in British Columbia. The creek produced over 300,000 fine ounces of gold, valued at $7,000,000.
Lost Creek is a creek located in the Omineca Country region of British Columbia. The creek flows into the Manson River from the south and was discovered in 1871. Lost Creek has been mined by Europeans and Chinese miners.
Manson River is a river located in the Omineca Country region of British Columbia. It flows north into Manson Arm, Williston Lake. The river is located south of Germansen Landing. It was first known as Manson Creek and was discovered in 1871 by Robert Howell. The river has been mined using wing-damming, drifting and hydraulicking. Manson River has been mined by Europeans and Chinese.
Silver Creek is a creek located in the Omineca Country region of British Columbia. The creek flows from the south into the Omineca River approximately 35 miles west of Germansen Landing. The creek was discovered by Byrnes' "Peace River Prospecting Party" in 1869. Gold and silver have been recovered from the creek. The creek has been mined by Europeans and Chinese Miners.
Slate Creek is a creek located in the Omineca Country region of British Columbia. This creek is a tributary of the Manson River and flows into that river from the west. Slate Creek was discovered in 1871. The creek has been mined using wing-damming and hand-mining.
Vital Creek is a creek located in the Omineca Country region of British Columbia, flowing eastward from its source in the Vital Range to meet Silver Creek, joining that creek from the west about 5 miles from its mouth into the Omineca River, about 41 km northeast of Takla Landing.
Mountain House or Willow Springs Station, in what is now Kern County, California, was a stage station of the Butterfield Overland Mail, located 12 miles south of Fountain Spring Station, and 15 miles northeast of Posey Creek Station at Willow Springs on Willow Springs Creek.
Coalvale is an unincorporated community in Crawford County, Kansas, in the United States.
Deer Creek is an unincorporated community in Carroll County, Indiana, in the United States.
Blue Spring Creek is a stream in eastern Morgan County and western Miller County in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is a tributary of Little Gravois Creek.
Vulcan Mountain is a 5,256-foot (1,602 m) peak in Ferry County, Washington, United States. Located about one kilometer south of the Canada–United States border, it was named by prospectors for the presence of iron ore in the vicinity.