5. Gold Fever
New Zealand and Australia had several gold rushes. These brought a huge influx of people seeking their fortune. The search for gold continues and the precious metal has lost none of its attractiveness. This book examines the uses of gold, geology, the people and the history of Australia's gold rushes. Level 22. 44 pages. Years 5-8. Non-fiction.
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