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By Hon. Monica Ell
Special to Mining News 

Mining Explorers 2015: Nunavut faces bright future

Vast resources propel territory to forefront of mining activity, spending


Last updated 11/1/2015 at Noon

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...

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