Gold extraction in a river bed

Gold extraction in a river bed

C012/3429 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.1MB

Downloadable file size: 2.8MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Gold extraction. View of a river bed that has been dug up in the search for gold. Deposits of gold in alluvial soils (known as placer gold) come from the erosion of rocks that bear gold ores. Historically this material has been retrieved by panning, but recently large scale surface mining has been performed. This photograph shows the Aldan River in Yukutia, north-eastern Russia.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not available.

Keywords: aldan, alluvial, deposit, extraction, gold, mining, novosti, panning, placer, river, russia, russian, sediment, surface, yakutia

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.