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Tailings from hydraulic mining, Shady, near Patterson. The tailings were deposited in the creek valley as an alluvial fan, and were afterward partly eroded.

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1909

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Tailings from hydraulic mining, Shady, near Patterson. The tailings were deposited in the creek valley as an alluvial fan, and were afterward partly eroded. Trees buried by the gravels were killed, but their stumps remained erect. Nevada County, California. 1909.

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name photoLibrary ggk03240
number photoLibrary 12718
batch photoLibrary btch198
number_in_book photoLibrary 3240

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