Both these were found; in the river diggings.
At first the diggings were chiefly along the rivers.
On the discovery of the "dry diggings" at Kimberley, the majority of the diggers removed thither.
Before coming, however, to the history of federation, and the evolution of the Labour party, we must refer briefly to some other questions which have been of general interest very soon after the gold discoveries, the European miners objecting strongly to the presence of these aliens upon the diggings.
It lies at an elevation of 3313 ft., in a picturesque mountainous district, for the most part pastoral and agricultural, though it contains some alluvial gold diggings.