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NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Britannia Mining, Inc.
Archaeologists from Bournemouth University have been able to identify a stone head that was found in a flowerbed in Chichester over 200 years ago, and remained a mystery ever since.
In December 2007 a team of experts, led by The University of Nottingham, unveiled an extraordinary set of high-resolution images that gave an insight into the plan of the Roman town of Venta Icenorum at Caistor St Edmund in Norfolk.
From Roman times gold was found in the Welsh hills but it was only in the late 19th century that commercial mining began. A mini gold rush provided work for hundreds of hopeful men in about a dozen mines.
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.