Once Lonely, Mojave Desert Phone Now World's Companion
November 1999 by Associated PressNow, from all corners of the world, at all hours of the day and night, people call, trying to reach out and touch someone. Anyone, really, who might happen to be passing by when the Mojave Phone Booth starts ringing.
Alaska is a land of extremes and the weather is no exception. By the time we reached the mighty Yukon River we could see a dark line of clouds stretching from east to west as far as the eye could see.
In part one of this two-part series on gold in Guyana, I describe artisanal mining efforts currently winning alluvial gold from small-scale placer operations located along the lower Puruni River and its tributaries.
Long-term, the outlook remains very favorable—but the obvious and important question is when we might expect a solid bull market revival to take place.
The Interior Department is proposing a moratorium on new mining and grazing in a 176-square-mile area of central Arizona dotted with American Indian ruins, a possible first step toward a new national monument.
A better understanding of hard rock mining methods and knowing a little about how these mines work can help the individual prospector to understand reports and stories about both modern and historic mine operations.
If you’re going to successfully detect nuggets you must not only know a little about finding gold and detecting, but you also need to know your own limits, have a dash of luck and a lot of persistence.
Papa salmon plus mama salmon equals ... baby trout? Japanese researchers put a new spin on surrogate parenting as they engineered one fish species to produce another, in a quest to preserve endangered fish.
The Bawl Mill • USPS Delays ICMJ Delivery at Oakland, CA Processing Center • Another Gold Heist Reported at Nome • No Need to Rewrite Mining Regs, NAS Study Confirms • BLM Filing Requirements for Small Miners' Waiver • Asarco Accepts Phelps Dodge Buyout • Judge Blocks Road Protest • Company to Sue Over Stymied Gold Mine • No Mining / Logging on 40 Million Acres • Catastrophism vs. Uniformitarianism • 1st Annual Placer County Open Gold Panning Championships—1999 • Picks & Pans: The Ten-Pennyweight Nugget • Mining in Sonora, Mexico • Pullin' the Pin • Land of Golden Dreams—California in the Gold Rush Decade • Cerro Colorado Silver, Arizona • Progressive Privy Program Proved Popular • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Surging Gold Prices Burn a Few Unlucky Mining Firms • Looking Back