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Oceania (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Actinolite rock on Marble Bar, 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3081A/53
Scope and Contents

151 x 108 mm. A view showing actinolite outcrops on a hillside on the Nullagine Road ten miles south of Marble Bar. The outcrops take the form of clusters of sharp pencilled shaped rock (probably green hornblende) projecting from the hillside. Photograph by S.J. Becher. Negative No. 129.

Dates: 1896
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Alluvial miners sluicing wash-dirt, Nullgine area, 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3081A/50
Scope and Contents

152 x 107 mm. A view showing two bearded prospectors working a rudimentary wooden slicing apparatus. Photograph by S.J. Becher. Negative No. 126.

Dates: 1896
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Auriferous conglomerate bed, Grants Hill, Nullagine area, 1896-08-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3081A/52
Scope and Contents

152 x 108 mm. A close-up view of the entrance to a small cave (see previous plate) showing the structure of the hillside (with boulders embedded in the sedimentary rock) in the foreground. Photograph by S.J. Becher. Negative No. 128.

Dates: 1896-08-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Gold workings in auriferous conglomerate, Grants Hill, Nullagine area, 1896-08-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3081A/51
Scope and Contents

152 x 108 mm. A view showing the excavated hillside with small caverns and mounds of quarried earth. Photogrpah by S.J. Becher. Negative No. 127.

Dates: 1896-08-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

'Marble Bar' in Coongan River, Pilbara Marble Bar Area, 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3081A/49
Scope and Contents

151 x 108 mm. A view showing an outcrop of veined (?) jasper in the Coongan River. See also plate 27. Photograph by S.J.Becher. Negative No. 123.

Dates: 1896
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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