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Mining Explorers 2012: Slow, steady growth marks 2012

Explorers, others chase mineral resources in vast Arctic jurisdiction

Northwest Territories, a vast expanse of mountains, forests and tundra, has been slower to experience the surge in mineral exploration and development activities that has swept across Yukon Territory and Nunavut in recent years. But the mining industry is turning its attention to the 1.17 million square kilometers (431,162 square miles) Arctic land - roughly two-thirds the size of Alaska - that li...


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