Permafrost Tunnel Shows Cross-sections of Past
June 2000 by Associated PressA few miles north of Fairbanks stands what looks like a shack pushed back against a hill. Behind its front door dwells a distant past when saber-toothed tigers, mastodons and even camels roamed Alaska's Interior.
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A new report predicts brighter days for mining in Nevada if the price of gold maintains at current levels.
It was not the scenery that attracted Vancouver-based Hawthorne Gold Corp. to the area, but rather the opportunity to gain control of projects with the ability to enter into production in the relatively near future...
Gold nuggets come in all forms, but I never expected that dinosaur nuggets would too, and at a decent price.
Geologists have long realized that the vast majority of gold in typical quartz veins is in the tiny, dust-size range, a lot smaller than the gold nuggets found by placer miners. This is common worldwide in many, many gold districts.
U.S. Forest Service Chief Michael Dombeck says there ought to be more wilderness—a comment that raised some concerns.
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