Top-level cateogories of Links to help you in your quest:
- Modern map resources
- Historical and ancient map resources
- Stores and virtual storefronts
- Mining resources
More specific content:
- Ancient Origins www.ancient-origins.net
- Site with a constantly-updated stream of archaeological, historical, and treasure-related articles. If you follow such things, this site was reporting on the Antikythera Device years before it was ever accecpted as academoic fact and made the mainstream news.
- Treasure Net www.treasurenet.com
- User forum of all sorts of treasure hunting and exploration topics, from coinshooting with metals detectors, to years-long threads about famous treasure legends and lost mines. Read the FAQ and search the huge pile of old threads, and then post a comment if you can’t find what you were looking for; or share a story or a picture of your most recent find.
- Website maintained by an interesting fellow with a lot of time on the ground hunting down old Spanish treasure monuments and signs. He probably spends as much or more time in the library doing research, based on the depth and specificity of his theories and opinions. Check out his site and you may learn a few things even if you are already dusty yourself.
- Vatican Digital Library https://digi.vatlib.it/
- Digital library of over 4,400 of the 80,000+ documents in the library going back to 1451. An improved search engine capability is supposedly in the works.