The Curious Saga of the Jack Wade Creek Dredge
July 2010 by Jim HalloranAs the river dredgers soon learned, it was not a good idea to leave your dredge in the Fortymile River over winter.
In some places, semi-continuous sections of riverbed can easily be linked in many places to identify the path of the ancient rivers.
In my travels, and my experience with gravity tables, one thing has implanted itself in my mind. What about the tails?
At long last the time of artificial quiet is over and the quadrennial political "silly season" is getting underway in earnest. The Republicans have just finished their convention in Philadelphia and (at press time) the Democrats are about to descend on LA-LA land.
Where can you find 80-degree weather, 76-degree water, 30-50 foot visibility, all the seafood you can eat, beautiful friendly people—and placer gold?!
According to some experts, after the peak is reached, the production rate will slowly decline until it reaches near zero while the price shoots upward. At that point, we will have pretty much mined all the economic ore deposits that are present on the planet.
Surging global demand for copper has breathed new life into the mining industry in Chingola, a short drive from the Congolese border on top of some of the richest copper deposits in the world.
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