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The Lost Amargosa Diggings


If you enjoyed reading the tale of The Lost Amargosa Diggings, we invite you to learn more about the subject from the following books -- check each of theGeoZone's tales of lost treasure since we bring you Further Reading covering many topics related to lost treasures and their geologic settings at the close of each tale.

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Death Valley and the Amargosa: A Land of Illusion

Richard E. Lingenfelter


Desert: The Mohave and Death Valley

Janice E. Bowers

Illustrated Sketches of Death Valley and Other Borax Deserts of the Pacific Coast

John R. Spears and Douglas Steeples [Editor]


Legends and Tales of the American West

Richard Erdoes

Rush for Riches: Gold Fever and the Making of California

J.S. Holliday


Lost in Death Valley: The True Story of Four Families in California's Gold Rush

Connie Goldsmith

Death Valley: Geology, Ecology, Archaeology

Charles B. Hunt


Lost Gold and Silver Mines of the Southwest

Eugene L. Conrotto

Lost Desert Bonanzas

Eugene L. Conrotto


Wagons West: The Epic Story of America's Overland Trails

Frank McLynn