Central Coast Ranges
May 2003 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDA series of coastal ranges, separated by narrow valleys, characterize coastal California south of Monterey. The mountains rise to 5,800 feet in elevation, with annual rainfall varying from 12 to 64 inches, depending on elevation and exposure.
Winters are a great time to explore the hills in the area of the Middle Camp, Oro Fino and La Cholla placers on the southern flank of the Dome Rock Mountains.
Well, this is it, the dawning of the new Millennium. By the time you receive this issue, we will be on the threshold of a new year, decade, century and thousand years. The last people to enjoy such a time were those who lived in the year 999—but there was a staggering difference. At that time...
Excerpts from Northwest Underground Explorations' soon-to-be published "Discovering Washington's Historic Mines, Volume 2—Mines of East Central Washington State."
The United States has an oil reserve at least three times that of Saudi Arabia locked in oil shale deposits beneath federal land in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming, according to a study released August 31.
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• Improved forest management plan by year's end
• IBLA rules in favor of Cortez Gold Mine and BLM
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