prospector


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someone who explores an area for mineral deposits

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Then, too, she must have been impressed by the wondrous mechanism of the prospector which had bored its way from world to world and back again.
Could I find my way back to the prospector with its priceless freight of books, firearms, ammunition, scien-tific instruments, and still more books--its great library of reference works upon every conceivable branch of ap-plied sciences?
I reentered the prospector and fetched a compass without.
Moving a considerable distance from the prospector that the needle might not be influenced by its great bulk of iron and steel I turned the delicate instrument about in every direction.
Now I felt I might start out upon my search with some assurance of finding my way back again to the prospector.
And so, after locking the door in the outer shell of the prospector, I set out upon my quest.
How long I wandered toward the south I do not know, for shortly after I left the prospector something went wrong with my watch, and I was again at the mercy of the baffling timelessness of Pellucidar, forging steadily ahead beneath the great, motionless sun which hangs eternally at noon.
We may stop here, and die of asphyxiation when our atmosphere tanks are empty," replied Perry, "or we may continue on with the slight hope that we may later sufficiently deflect the prospector from the vertical to carry us along the arc of a great circle which must eventually return us to the surface.
I put my nose to the intake pipe through which samples were to have been taken during the passage of the prospector through the earth, and my fondest hopes were realized--a flood of fresh air was pouring into the iron cabin.
DSI's Prospector missions will usher in a new era of low cost space exploration" said Grant Bonin, chief engineer at Deep Space Industries.
An Australian prospector was lucky enough to have those thoughts recently while he was taking a look around a worked-over area in Central Victoria's Golden Triangle, according to a (http://www.
Jessica Bjorkman, a prospector with Bjorkman Prospecting, made the observation during a talk before members of the Sudbury Prospectors and Developers Association on Feb.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 17, 2014-Paragon increases stake in Prospector to 90.
8% interest in Norwegian offshore drilling company Prospector Offshore Drilling SA (OTCMKTS:POHGF).
In the course of the next couple of months, Semco Maritime Rig Projects at Invergordon will finish different scopes of work on the semisubmersible rig Songa Dee and two Prospector Drilling jack-up rigs.