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PORTAIL D'INFORMATION GÉOGRAPHIQUE

Alaska's cooper boom and bust

Auteurs :
CHURCHILL, R.
JONES, K.

Description :
Between 1911 and 1938 the mill at Kennecott, Alaska produced 1.5 billion pounds of copper and 9 million ounces of byproduct silver. The mill was connected by a railroad to the tidewater port of Cordova. Tourists now visit the four ghost towns left by this mining activity. - (DWG)


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Focus, 1987, vol. 37, n°. 3, p. 1-5

Date :
1987

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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