if anyone has any info on the place id love to see as ive never been there digging before. I work as a snow maker during winter so sleep most of the day anyway. Alot of my old spots i used to go through the national park to get to the other side but they have started closing the roads due to maintenance costs. Data gathered during the New Horizons mission allowed Bertrand and his colleagues to create high-resolution climate simulations to better understand the dwarf planet's methane cycle. I will be heading up to the snowies for christmas, staying at a caravan park in Dalgety. Might be also heading up to we jasper to check out another spot i took my boys to the other week and found some yellow. would be great to catch up with anyone coming this way. The small container is just a mixture of pretty rocks I found and had to keep haha! Thanks! It helps explain the presence of bladed terrain, or steep, narrow ridges on Pluto like the Tartarus Dorsa region, where methane deposits reign supreme. Would love to catch up if we're down that way. Im a cabinetmaker down here and do alot of work in canberra too, and would be keen to catch up with the "connection" . It could even be closed off or National Park as a lot of it now is. would love to catch up anytime you may visit this way. That will help with people being able to suggest areas that are close to you. Fossicking is permitted in NSW State forests under a special purpose permit. Hope i didnt violate any forum rules here with what i said. "This discovery teaches us that there are still plenty of physical and dynamical processes out there in space that we do not know about, and that climates can be very different than that of Earth (despite forming a similar landscape)," Bertrand said. Sorry I havnt replied sooner, been out and about working and digging. I live just out of jindabyne and wanted to share some info. He is really not that interested in prospecting so would be great to meet up with someone who is next time I'm in town. Fossicking in the Snowy Mountains; Pages: 1 2 Next. "Such a landscape had never been observed elsewhere in the solar system. Tumut is in the center this shows the gold areas not sure what is National Parks if you are going to look for Gold in State Forrest you will need a licence. We went fossicking in Paddy's River(Tumbarumba, NSW) a week or so ago and found a little blue gem not 100% on what it is and my little guy found two interesting stones, we think they might be Topaz but not 100% either can I please get some opinions from everyone?! Sapphires and zircons can be found around the Grabben Gullen area near Crookwell, also at Oberon. We live in the Snowy Mountains area and I'm wondering if anyone on here can share any spots for us to go? Mick. Lots of exploring and using the Trove database to lock onto locations. When I try to view by pinching the screen it just becomes blurry. i cant pm him yet. I want to talk to you about some plans for highbanker i did on my cad. #19 Sarn The two in my hand are what my little man found. nearly got him convinced to dig it open again.. see how i go. I dont get out to much to get to some of the fun days the different groups have as they always seem to be far away in old gold fields northern or mid nsw. "Pluto is covered by exotic-composition ices and its landscape strongly resembles the polar caps on Earth (Greenland and Antarctica)," said Tanguy Bertrand, lead study author and a post-doctoral researcher at NASA Ames Research Center in California, in an email to CNN. Pluto is 3.6 billion miles from the sun -- 40 times the distance from Earth to the sun -- and a single year takes 248 Earth years. We discovered that a new and unique (in the solar system) atmospheric process forms these snowy mountains on Pluto. My family and I absolutely LOVE fossicking, I've always been into gems so being able to Fossick with my family is great! Minelab GPX 5000, SDC2300, CTX3030, Equinox 800, patience, lot's of patience. Was down there in April for 4 days with my detector and never fired it up, had too much drinkiing to do. Plenty of places to go. I never get the hang of these things.thanks Peter, Welcome JG Wal is still out hunting gems and won't be back till next week. Not only full of history but great views and great people. best areas appear to be around Gundagai & Tumbarumba. im always looking for new places but also get frustrated with the amount of road closures here. I talk to alot of people who ask me is there any gold down this way worth finding. heading up to crookwell this week some time to have a look around and see what i can find. You would need to investigate land access etc. Yours Sincerely, A wife/mother obsessed with fossicking! Im not sure how to meet other guys as down here it is a really secret society and im pretty social and would just love to catch up and come to a few days. ", The study published Tuesday in the journal. Fishing Snowy Mountains. But they don't form like frost or snowpack on Earth. I will be taking metal detectors (it should arrive in a couple days which will give me some time to practice with it prior to our trip but I am also thinking about doing some panning. Fact is there is a many great places down here to consider and for the victorians the northern towns are not only full of gold but full of australian history... Man from snowy river and corryong go hand in hand. I did the apartments which where the old miter10 building. My mate and his missus both used to be snowboard instructors, you may know them. not sure how to post pics or if i can while still a "newbie" track me down and ill be more than happy to show you a few places. I have never panned before but have watched some youtube videos lol. G'day peterIt's been a few years since I've been up that way. good luck all. This makes Pluto a cold place covered with ice, and its surface is between negative 378 to negative 396 degrees Fahrenheit. These surface features are some of the steepest on Pluto, made largely of methane and a bit of water as well. I have found a few others that I have not explored yet.