Distinguishing a Creek from a Gully in high country

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Distinguishing a Creek from a Gully in high country

Post  GOLDGASM on Fri Aug 14, 2015 12:11 pm

I like to think I am gaining some experience as I go in this hobby, so here is some advice from me. One thing I have grossly misunderstood since I started out prospecting Is where the gullies are in relation to the creek so I can't stress enough how important it is to identify where the creek cuts out at its headwaters and becomes gullies in high country. Doing research online is all well and good although getting out into the field and knowing when a creek runs out and becomes multiple gullies with the naked eye is one of the hardest and most crucial acts in prospecting because the area is bigger and you have to see it differently for what it is. Therefore If your able to walk around and perceive the open country for its physical appearance more accurately this could lead to more success.

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Post  someday on Sat Aug 15, 2015 9:31 pm

Um, you stated somethen, but actually said nothen? not to sure I like your advice!
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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 15, 2015 9:39 pm

someday wrote:Um, you stated somethen, but actually said nothen? not to sure I like your advice!
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  someday on Sat Jun 06, 2015 9:18 am


can of worms, probably shouldn't say anything

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Post  someday on Sat Aug 15, 2015 9:45 pm

Q25

two different topic scenarios,
your reply goes way deeper than mine  Q39

P.s howdya find that post Laughing Suspect Razz
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Post  GOLDGASM on Sat Aug 15, 2015 10:08 pm

someday wrote:Um, you stated somethen, but actually said nothen? not to sure I like your advice!

Shocked scathing, no I had that feeling of the glass being half empty after I typed this up so I accept your vibes. All good.
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Post  someday on Sat Aug 15, 2015 10:13 pm

Mate don't take it to heart, my words are just words!!

So given what mad fish sorta said, your maybe sayen the difference between semi washed clean versus overburden??
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Post  GOLDGASM on Sat Aug 15, 2015 11:17 pm

Cheers, thanks for showing interest too. I guess my reasoning is not to come to terms with the ground types as such but it's more to ID watercourses for what they are. Some gullies have been ground sluiced beyond recognition right at the creeks headwaters where the gullies start to head up into the hills (if you didn't know the old timers had done this because it was a richer area then you would think the creek was that much longer)

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