Gold in North Dakota
December 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDNorth Dakota, 70,704 square miles in area, is situated on the Great Plains, in the geographic center of the North American continent. It is bounded on the north by Canada.
I got to Silver City late on a Friday night (OK, it was 2:30am Saturday morning), and the first few snowflakes began to fall as I pulled into the campsite.
Bob Abbey, former state director of the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada, was confirmed as national director of the agency.
I returned to the WSPA claim. Still smug from my previous success, I was thinking I could not fail. However, the gold gods had other plans.
There is no headframe, no dark tunnels, no ore cars and no visible gold but Sonora Mining Corp. is mining the precious yellow metal...
Q: What does MDB&M stand for?
The Fairbanks Mining District, the most productive gold district in Alaska, lies between the Tanana and Chatanika Rivers, 7 to 25 miles from Fairbanks (Pop. 35,000), in east-central Alaska. Most parts of the district are accessible by road, a rarity in Alaska.
A small group of investors led by retired businessman Ray Bohn is trying to revive a remote Idaho gold mine shut down since 1942.
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