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By Sarah Hurst
For Mining News 

Positive signals from Boulder Creek

Vancouver-based juniors explore Alaska's largest uranium deposit a quarter of a century after oil company gave up on drill program

 

Last updated 5/28/2006 at Noon



The Nome area in northwest Alaska is famous for its gold, but less well-known is the fact that it is also home to the largest uranium deposit so far discovered in the state. Abandoned by an oil company when the price of uranium plummeted along with other natural resources in the early 1980s, Boulder Creek (formerly known as Death Valley) is now being explored again by two Vancouver-based junior...



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