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In River Hunters, Rick Edwards and river-searching expert Beau Ouimette visit some of the most historically significant sites across Britain: covering iconic events and battles including Roman Briton, the Wars of the Roses, the Reformation and the English Civil War. Their searches of these unexplored rivers and waterways unearth treasures from the past which reveal how our various ancestors used to live.As the artefacts surface from under layers of silt and rocks, the duo will meet with local archaeologists and historians to unearth the stories and people behind the finds. Spanning each river's layered past, the new series will offer a fresh perspective and even redefine our history as we know it.Using state-of-the-art technology, archive maps and contemporaneous accounts from the period, Beau and Rick perform the first underwater archeological digs in some of the most exciting and iconic historical sites in Britain, often in dangerous and fast-flowing water.
The rainy season begins and the problems escalate. The team must devise new strategies to safeguard the equipment and prevent it from being washed away by the daily thunderstorms.
The team battle a flash flood, save rusting equipment and deal with a team member's drug problem. A valuable diamond is found - the biggest to date.
The mining operation seems to be gaining momentum with regular finds of small carat diamonds, but the big diamonds are eluding them.
The pressure is on to find the big stones before the winter snow drives the team from the valley. A geological survey reveals there is a huge opportunity.
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