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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Top of the world territory turns 10

A decade after its creation, Canada's Nunavut hopes to build a sustainable economy, largely on the strength of hardrock mining


Last updated 4/26/2009 at Noon

As mineral-rich Nunavut Territory celebrates its 10th anniversary, Canadians and others are assessing changes made in the past decade and debating what the future will hold for Canada's newest territory.

Nunavut, which means "our land," is a vast, frozen expanse of tundra laced with lakes, inlets and bays in the eastern Arctic. Spanning three time zones, it covers 1.9 million square kilometers...

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