You can access your Government Gold Maps product below, but first read this…
Summary – How to use free USGS resources to make great gold maps!
The start of any good prospecting adventure starts with maps and detailed site history research.
Let’s do both at the same time within the H4G five stage gold finding framework!
How to make detailed gold maps for any prospecting area represented by the USGS – Mine Resource Database System (MRDS)
Government Gold Maps – Table of Contents:
- How to use the USGS MRDS mapping system
- How to put USGS MRDS maps and Topo maps together for gold clues
- How to customize your gold maps
- How to use these maps within the five stage gold finding process
- How to find international gold sites
- PDF, Video, DVD & Audio each cover all these topics.
- See links to Google & USGS setup below.
- To order any “No access” guides on this page please see order note below.
Government gold maps PDF report – No access
Note: If you have the ‘Gold Prospector’s Bonanza’ the pdf. report links are accessed from that members area page (up one level.)
|DVD: No access|
How to use the USGS MRDS
The quick way to find and map gold locations near your and what I do with that information to seed the five stages of gold finding that follow. This is just the beginning of your journey to find more gold.No access
Topo Gold Maps
What topo maps say about where to find gold!
Topo maps contain some important information for the gold prospector. Elevation differences play a big role in how gold is driven downhill by gravity. Take a look and see what you find about how to look at hills and valleys like a gold prospector. Great scenery will never look quite the same, 10kt or 23kt golden views anyone?No access
How to Use USGS International Resources
The start of any good international prospecting adventure starts with maps and research. Let’s do both at the same time!
See how to make detailed international gold maps for any prospecting area represented by the USGS Database System…
(Note: See links to Google & USGS setup above)No access
To see how to customize the look of your custom gold maps, watch this video…
I like to make the gold locations on my maps stand out in useful ways. For example it is useful to clearly see where current mining activity exists vs. historic closed mines. For that I use custom mine markers or icons.No access
Mobile video download links
Note: Mobile video is available for web access subscribers onlyNo access
Right click on each .mp3 link and “save link as” file on your disk.No access
Note: Audio comes with Web video or DVD access.
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Links to help you set up Google earth & USGS MRDS: