Ballarat Historical Goldfields Map – Coaster


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This cork-back coaster is a perfect match for your favorite mug! The coaster is waterproof and heat-resistant, designed to last a long time. Buy it for yourself or as a gift for the gold prospector or history buff in your life.

The displayed price is for a single coaster.

Geological map of the Ballarat gold field which shows historical features in superb detail. Originally geologically and topographically surveyed by W. Baragwanath and drawn for photo-litho by T. W Dewey. Geological Survey of Victoria, 1917.

Ballarat’s initial gold rush in 1851 focused on the rich surface alluvial gold deposits, where miners searched for gold in the gullies and surrounding shallow areas.

But it wasn’t long before skilled miners looked a little deeper, discovering the unfathomable wealth which lay waiting in the now famous deep leads below!

1852 onward saw Ballarat leap into action! Miners excitedly discovered lead after lead, working in unimaginable conditions in hope of seizing the riches which lay deep beneath their feet.

• Hardboard MDF 0.12″ (3 mm)
• Cork 0.04″ (1 mm)
• High-gloss coating on top
• Size: 3.74″ × 3.74″ × 0.16″ (95 × 95 × 4 mm)
• Rounded corners
• Water-repellent, heat-resistant, and non-slip
• Easy to clean

Additional information

Weight 0.03 kg

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