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By Patricia Liles
Mining News Editor 

Wesley Earl Dunkle: Alaska's Flying Miner

Chuck Hawley pens fact-filled and compelling biography of early 1900's miner, prospector and aviator


Last updated 9/12/2004 at Noon

An experienced geologist in Alaska himself, Charles Caldwell "Chuck" Hawley has compiled a well-documented and compelling story about one of Alaska's pioneer prospectors and mining engineers, Wesley Earl Dunkle.

An economic geologist who prospected many mineral occurrences and developed several mines in Alaska in the early to mid-1900s, Dunkle's career and life story weave together many intere...

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