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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Explorers trek to mining-friendly Yukon

Territory works to spur resource development as two more mines begin countdown to startup this fall; more juniors kick the rocks


Last updated 8/29/2010 at Noon

THISTLE CREEK, Yukon Territory - The Bell Jet Ranger helicopter just landed, while the A-Star unloaded passengers before powering down its engines on the other side of the creek. A third, smaller copter whined as its rotors buffeted bystanders with gusts of dust and debris during takeoff. Meanwhile, a small plane soared overhead.

Welcome to the Dawson Mining District of central Yukon in early...

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