Sapphire Fossicking in Glen Innes

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Top: Final Destination – The furthest point north in the trip. Bottom Left: Glen Innes, the celtic country town. Bottom Right: Me, fossicking for sapphires in the local river.

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A countryside shot along the New England Highway near Parkville.

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Angry Clouds – As we approached Glen Innes, the chance of rain seemed high.

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Long Road Ahead – Travelling along this road with my car was torture; the rocks are large and unforgiving.

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Dusty: We arrive at our destination dusty, but not battered.

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Top Left: Looking Upstream from a rocky pass, Top Right: Looking Upstream from the nearby campgrounds, Bottom Left: The Australian Bush, Bottom Right: A disused river dock

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Top Left: The gear; Top Right: Clearing the “Wash” of dirt, Bottom Left: Sifting through the pebbles for a hint of blue; Bottom Right: Looking upstream from the fossicking area.

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