Get rich quick!

Pope, Gregory T.
May 1995
Popular Mechanics;May95, Vol. 172 Issue 5, p47
Presents tips on how and where to hunt for lost treasure. Guides to the geography of buried treasure; Places to go; Tools to use; Metal detectors and portable dredge as means of locating gold.


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