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History of the Juneau Gold Belt, 1869-1985: Development of the Mines and Prospects from Windham Bay to Berners Bay.
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This report chronicles the exploration and mining development history of the Juneau gold belt from the discovery of the first placer gold in 1869 to the reevaluation of the economic potential of the Alaska Juneau mine in 1985. Using an outline form, historical information is given year by year for most of the mines and prospects in the gold belt. The report includes information about initial discoveries, timing of mine exploration, constructionof mills, mining problems and closures, and pertinent general history.
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