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Lost Pegleg Smith Mine


If you enjoyed reading the tale of the Lost Pegleg Smith Mine, 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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Gold: The California Story

Mary Hill


Death Valley and the Amargosa: A Land of Illusion

Richard E. Lingenfelter

Salton Sea Atlas

University of Redlands, Jack Dangermond, Redlands Institute


Geology Underfoot in Southern California

A.F. Glazner and R.P. Sharp

Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West

Leroy R. Hafen [editor]


Southern and Central California Atlas and Gazetteer, 5th Edition

Delorme [editor]

Rendezvous Reader: Tall, Tangled, and True Tales of the Mountain Men, 1805-1850

James H. Maguire [editor], et al


Death Valley: Geology, Ecology, Archaeology

Charles B. Hunt

Desert Geomorphology

R.V. Cooke, A. Warren, and A. Goudie


Legends and Tales of the American West

Richard Erdoes