|But Bird was hardly the only hiker who needed help this week. At 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, rescuers found three men who had gotten lost in the Superstitions on Tuesday. They had met Bird on the trail and asked for directions, and she steered them wrong.|
"Well, none of them have a map. People are becoming more and more isolated from the outdoors because of the amount of time they spend indoors."
The body, Cooper said, was found in a crevice roughly 35 feet up a cliff face in the southern portion of the Superstition Mountains, near the 4,892-foot Tortilla Mountain. Capen, 35, had made finding the treasure an “obsession”.
The Lima Treasure
|Captain William Thompson, commander of the Mary Dear, was put in charge of transporting the riches to Mexico.|
Thompson and and his crew turned pirate, cut the throats of the guards and accompanying priests, and threw their bodies overboard.
The Colombian government has disallowed any more draining attempts.
The legend of the fabulous lost city of Ciudad Blanca - 'White City' of Gold was first recorded by Hernan Cortes who, in 1526, less than five years after vanquishing the Aztecs, came to the colonial town of Trujillo, on the north coast of Honduras.
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|Miller's application lists August as the start of the proposed work, with no definitive completion date, and the Alaska State Museum as the proposed repository of collected items. The permit expires Dec. 31 but can be extended.|
In a 2007 filing, Ocean Mar said its research had indicated that at least six tons of gold bullion in 25 to 30 wooden boxes was stored in a passenger cabin. It also said it had found what it believed to be bullion boxes near shore, no deeper than 200 feet.
|Two Mir submersibles have been hot on the trail of wreckage 400 meters (1,300 feet) below the surface of Lake Baikal, Russia since late 2010. The ship's three-man crew discovered "steel girders that looked like railway bridges." |
To this day no gold has been recovered.