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By Shane Lasley
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2010 Mining Explorers: Explorers trek to Last Frontier

Geologists seek next world-class deposit in rugged, under-explored state


Last updated 10/31/2010 at Noon

The Last Frontier, as Alaska has long been labeled, is as applicable a moniker today as it was to prospectors who ventured to the territory at the end of the 19th century. Alaska is considered one of the most mineralized provinces on Earth, but due to an inter-related combination of Arctic weather, rugged terrain, limited infrastructure and high exploration costs, the state's vast mineral poten...

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