Over the Divide
September 1999 by StaffLynn Gunn
June 18, 1955 — August 3, 1999
Mining restrictions will be lifted on about 1 million acres of federal land in southwest Alaska, officials have announced.
The past year was an extremely busy one here at ICMJ’s Prospecting and Mining Journal.
• Pan American Silver Corp.
• Vista Gold Corp.
• Pacific Rim Mining Corp.
With one outstretched hand grasping the bottle and the other waving at air, I moved forward feeling for the tent. No tent. No tree.
• Some of us probably recall the saying "the fly in the ointment."...
• "You must be morons to send me this letter!"
• Worried about Y2K?—Trust in God and the FDIC...
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