Cedros Island, Mexico
September 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDCedros Island, 134 square miles in area, lies in the Pacific Ocean, 14 miles off the west coast of Baja California. It is 265 miles south of Ensenada and 340 miles south of San Diego. It is one of the few Mexican islands that is inhabited, with the fishing village of Puerto Cedros having a population of 400.
The final environmental review for a proposed mine beneath the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness appears, after 14 years, to favor allowing the hotly disputed mine to proceed.
“...I appreciate the details on the economics of the operation.”
Successful miners report that the Peshastin’s gold is unusually course and most of the recovered nuggets are small pickers. Flood gold is prevalent here and easy to find and recover on the Peshastin.
In today’s economy, the question is often not whether to fix or replace equipment, fixtures, business assets or even the building housing the mining operation or mining-related business, it is which path is affordable.
When I dropped the boulder into my son’s hand everyone spoke a single word in unison, “Wow!”
The Umpqua River, located in the heart of western Oregon, flows for several miles nearly alongside Interstate Highway Five.
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