Melman on Gold & Silver
December 2001 by Leonard MelmanThose who declared that our world would be forever changed after the events of September 11 certainly appear to have been right. Not only is the evening news filled with the events of the anti-terrorist war, but even our vocabulary has changed—along with our geographic knowledge. People who did not know Afghanistan from East Timor—and who could have cared less—can now recite at will facts about Kabul, Islamabad, Jalalabad and Uzbekistan.
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As soon as reasonably accurate maps were made, 200 years ago, one could not help but note the parallelism of some coastlines with those on other continents. The coastlines of Africa and South America, in particular, are strikingly similar. The first scientist to write on the subject was an Austrian, Edward Suess, who put India, Africa, and South America into a supercontinent he named “Gondwanaland.” But, it was not until Alfred Wegener, a German, came out with his “Theory of Continental Drift” in 1912, that scientists took note.
Q: Is there an Internet source ... that one can access to review which claims and at which location are the claims that BLM administrators close each year?
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.
Two miners were killed in an accident partly because someone wedged a broom handle against a reset button to bypass an alarm that would have shut down the system, federal safety investigators said.
He certainly wasn’t afraid of a fight or a court battle, and he didn’t back away from calling out those who tried to compromise the rights of miners.
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