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A Gold Seekers Odyssey by L R Menzies (2004)

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Leslie Menzies was one of the hopeful band of prospectors who arrived in Western Australia during the 1890's gold rush.

A successful miner in NZ his knowledge gave him an early advantage at Parkers Range & the Murchison. The Menzies mines were discovered by him in 1894.

In the ups & downs of mining Menzies found that down was almost out. Greener fields in Madagascar, Africa, Japan and later the Kimberly beckoned.

He eventually retired to California where he wrote these reminiscences shortly before his death in 1939.

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Product NoCMS2803290
Weight (g)300 g
AuthorL R Menzies
PublisherHesperian Press
Edition DateSep-04
Pages160
Size140 x 220 x 17mm
FormatPaperback
ISBN9780859052900
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Leslie Menzies was one of the hopeful band of prospectors who arrived in Western Australia during the 1890's gold rush.

A successful miner in NZ his knowledge gave him an early advantage at Parkers Range & the Murchison. The Menzies mines were discovered by him in 1894.

In the ups & downs of mining Menzies found that down was almost out. Greener fields in Madagascar, Africa, Japan and later the Kimberly beckoned.

He eventually retired to California where he wrote these reminiscences shortly before his death in 1939.

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