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« on: June 13, 2019, 08:50:34 am »

A map drawn on papyrus more than 3,000 years ago helped spur the search for mineral wealth in modern Egypt.  It has led one company to extract 17 million ounces of gold from one area of Egypt alone.

Interesting read:  https://www.nationalgeographic.com.au/history/worlds-first-geologic-map-was-far-ahead-of-its-time.aspx
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