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Time & erosion

I'm just back from holidays, and some B.C. road-tripping. These copper tones that seems to flow right out of the hillside north of Cache Creek always stop me in my tracks. The Cannings/Nelson book on B.C. geology says these are known as the Bonaparte Gossan. "Gossan" is a Cornish miners' word used to describe the iron stained zones.

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