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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Will rush to Yukon spill into Alaska?

A century-old rivalry continues as these northern neighbors draw prospectors, miners to the world-class terranes shared by both

 

Last updated 11/20/2011 at Noon



Is the "Yukon Gold Rush" about to spill into Alaska? Since the 1896 discovery of gold on the aptly named Bonanza Creek sparked a stampede of fortune seekers to the rivers and streams of the Klondike, these world-class mining jurisdictions that share a common geological and mineralization history have been engaged in a cross-border rivalry of drawing prospectors and miners to their mineral-rich...



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