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Lasseter in Quest of Gold

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in Sydney, Australia .
Written in English


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The most authoritative collection of historical evidence concerning Harold Bell Lasseter and the legendary C.A.G.E. expedition into the hinterland of Australia in search of a fabulous lost reef of gold.

The Physical Object
FormatHistorical
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24375175M

Olof's suitcase: Lasseter's reef mystery solved / Chris Clark; Lasseter's gold / Mark Greenwood; Lasseter's gold / Mark Greenwood; Lasseter, in quest of gold / Billy Marshall-Stoneking; Lasseter's last ride: an epic of Central Australian gold discovery / by Ion L. Idriess ; with a forewor. Treasure Hunters: Quest for the City of Gold by James Patterson Illustrated by Juliana Neufeld Gear up for an exciting adventure with the thrill-seeking Kidds as they search for a missing Incan city in South America made entirely of gold!

The Legend of Lasseter's Reef is an evocative account of this universal, yet uniquely Australian story of one man’s quest to find gold in a wilderness of spinifex and sand. Richly illustrated with maps, photos, diary entries and letters, The Legend of Lasseter’s Reef contains clues to . Harold Lasseter claims he knows the location of a gold reef and in manages to raise funds for an expedition to discover it. He discovers the reef but dies of thirst. Pilots W.L. Pittendrigh and S.J. Hamre go looking for Lasseter but run out of fuel and are forced to land in the desert. They are there for three weeks before being ng: Stan Tolhurst.

His fruitless quest and untimely death gave rise to one of the Outback's most enduring myths: that of a quartz reef containing gold "as thick as plums in a pudding" - Australia's El Dorado. ’Lasseter (–) had been trying to rediscover a kilometre reef of gold that he claimed contained gold ‘as thick as plums in a pudding’, worth £60 million, somewhere between the Ehrenberg and Petermann ranges, west of Uluru, in Central Australia. In , Lasseter set off on an expedition funded by the Australian Workers’ Union.


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Review: History Mysteries: Lasseter's Gold Mark Greenwood has brought to life the mystery of Lasseter’s Gold, another title from the exceptional series, History Mysteries.

InHarold Lasseter claimed to have found a gold-bearing reef while searching for rubies in Central Australia. Get this from a library. Lasseter, in quest of gold. [Billy Marshall-Stoneking]. Mark's book, The Legend of Moondyne Joe is the winner of the WA Premiers Award. The Legend of Lasseter's Reef aims to encourage an appreciation of Australia's unique myths and legends.

Mark enjoys working with students of all ages, inspiring and developing their natural curiosity about books and writing. 'Lasseter, in quest of gold. The fabled gold deposit is the stuff of an Indiana Jones film. Canberra historian Chris Clark is to launch Olaf's Suitcase: Lasseter's Reef Mystery Solved - his new book which chronicles an Author: Tim The Yowie Man.

Book in AS NEW condition. Gold lettering to spine & front, 5 maps, 40 b/w photographs, 62 reproductions from Lasseter's diary, notes. Lasseter disappeared in whilst searching again for his lost gold reef in central Australia.

Old and new evidence uncovered here. Like Ned Kelly, Lasseter's Gold Reef has assumed legend status in Australia. InHarold Lasseter's body was found in the Central Australian desert.

His diary revealed he'd discovered gold -- worth billions of dollars today -- but the gold has never been found.

Do you dare join the quest for Lasseter's lost treasure?Genre: Documentary. John Alan Lasseter is an American animator, director, producer, screenwriter, and the former chief creative officer at Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios. He was also the Principal Creative Advisor for Walt Disney Imagineering.

Lasseter's first job was with The Walt Disney Company, where he became an animator. Next, he joined Lucasfilm, where he worked on the then-groundbreaking use of Children: Joey, Bennett, Paul James "P.J.", Sam, and Jackson.

During the past three decades alone, it has featured in at least 10 AG stories, been the subject of numerous books and films – including the documentary Lasseter’s Bones – and inspired countless adventurers to launch expeditions to Central Australia in search of the long-lost gold quarry.

To date, however, the reef, which Lasseter claimed was laden with gold and measured some. He lived for four years in 'Lasseter country', among the Pintupi people at Papunya Settlement in the Northern Territory, and was given access to information previously known only to the local Aborigines.

Read his account of the Lasseter story in his best-selling book, Lasseter: In Quest of Gold, (above) published by Hodder & Stoughton. Detailed description of the Reef refers to the alleged discovery, was announced by Harold bell Lasseter in andof a fabulously rich gold Deposit in a remote corner of Central Australia.

A detailed description of the account find contradictory and its exact location remains a mystery - if it exists. Word of Lasseter’s story and their journey to seek the reef reached the Thornycroft motor company and the manager donated a vehicle for use during the expedition.

A light plane was also procured and renamed ‘Golden Quest’ for the journey, but an accident during take-off. While checking out a patch of ground, the 'Gold Gypsies' unearth some small nuggets of gold, and then find an amazing 3 ounce monster nugget.

This was an interesting story about one of the most famous unresolved treasure stories of all time - Lasseter's Reef. The story is supposedly based on factual information from the final expedition, that included Lasseter, and their trip to relocate the reef of gold in the middle of one of the harshest environments on the planet - the middle of Australia/5.

out of 5 stars Captivating true story of Harold Lasseter and the quest to find his Lost Gold. Reviewed in the United States on J This movie had me on the edge of my seat wanting to find out if Lasseter's story was true and there really is a billion dollars of lost gold out in the Australian s:   The Kidd family is on their way to Australia to find Lasseter's Gold when they are challenged by fellow treasure hunter Charlotte Badger, who challenges them to a race to the gold.

But when the Kidds pull into port in Australia, their parents are suddenly arrested -- they've been framed!Author: James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein. 'Lasseter,' a fictional film for a strong male lead set in early Australia (), explores the life and times of real life confidence man Harold "Shortnin" Lasseter and his quest to find the legendary 10 mile Gold reef in the Northern Territory of Australia.

The Kidds' parents are in trouble once again and the kids must traverse the Australian Outback, recover a pair of stolen gems, and defeat treasure hunting pirates to save them!The Kidd family is on their way to Australia to find Lasseter's Gold when.Lasseter: the man, the legend, the gold / written by Kathryn England Omnibus Books Norwood, S.

Aust Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for. Lasseter's lost reef So it’s no surprise one of our greatest legends involves a search for a mysterious vein of gold. In Lewis Hubert Lasseter () began writing to federal and state politicians describing a reef in Central Australia bearing gold “as thick as plums in a pudding”.

Ernest Gustav Brandon-Cremer (15 February – 1 March ) was a New Zealand/Australian moviemaker, newsman, explorer and adventurer. He was a key figure in Australian aviation history, and was especially known for his documentation of Lasseter's Gold Reef as well as his photography of the Solar eclipse of 21 September at Wallal, Australia.

The Golden Quest crashed into a fallen tree. When a replacement plane— Golden Quest II —arrived, it turned out to be hardly any use. And Fred Blakeley had his hands full dealing with Lasseter. Not far out of Alice Springs, Lasseter pointed to two bean trees and said .“Lasseter’s Last Ride”: Now Lasseter sleeps in the great North-west Where they say the dead sleep sound But what was the end of Lasseter’s quest And where is the gold he found?

Today, we know it’s still in the ground, if anywhere. Fine specks of gold trapped in Palaeozoic quartz, thrown up inFile Size: KB.LOST ’PLANE.

SECRET GOLD QUEST. NO NEWS FROM CREW. RELIEF MACHINE SETS OUT 1. Both Errol Coote, as leader and pilot of the West Centralian Company, and Charles Lexius-Burlington, a director of the Lasseter Gold Company of Melbourne, contacted Whelan’s backers to offer their services and the West Centralian plane to search for the missing men.