BLM Wants to Withdraw South Pass Public Land
December 1999 by Associated PressThe Bureau of Land Management is proposing to close off nearly 5,000 acres of public land on South Pass for the next two years while a plan is developed for designating portions of Sweetwater River as wild and scenic.
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The local administration in the Almaty region has issued an appeal for people to "lend" their gold to the government. Organizers are using the slogan: "Help us in difficult times."
Making matters worse, we could feel the truck moving very slowly down the mountain along with the trees and mud. It was an uncomfortable sinking feeling, as you might guess.
Even though there are many varieties of gold deposits, prospectors often refer to two general types: placer and lode. Some lode examples include...
The small-scale miner has reasonable opportunity to exploit some of these small, rich placer gold deposits.
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