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Mining Explorers 2015: Nunavut faces bright future

Vast resources propel territory to forefront of mining activity, spending

Nunavut's landmass, including the internal waters and offshore lands as legislated by the Nunavut Act, occupies about the size of Greenland or Saudi Arabia. As a proportion of Canada it accounts for roughly one-fifth of the land mass and the territory could contain an equal share of its natural resources.

At least half of Nunavut is not properly mapped at a detailed scale in comparison to the rest...


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