The Circle Goldfields
February 2006 by Ron WendtThe Circle Goldfields are located about 120 miles east of Fairbanks in Interior Alaska and they occupy about 200 square miles. The Crazy Mountains boast the highest point in the district at 3,690 feet above sea level.
He could tell that the top part just slid partway down over the bottom half. So, he tried to twist it apart with his hands. No go!
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Their first cleanup total was more gold than they had ever found. These guys were deliriously overjoyed with their good fortune.
- Zinke leaving office
- Property rights triumph over critical habitat says Supreme Court
- Water of the United States
• SREP appeals
• No decision yet in Karuk case
• Right to Access bill
There was certainly no shortage of attention-grabbing headlines during the past month. First we had the successful initiation of a recall election in California, followed by enormous increases in the price of gasoline in the USA and Canada, then both nations suffered through the worst power blackout in decades, and finally we are witnessing what appears to be the unraveling of the “road map” to peace in the Middle East.
A National Academy of Sciences report shows that the Environmental Protection Agency greatly underestimated the cancer risks of arsenic in drinking water, according to EPA officials and other environmental experts familiar with the report.
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