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On frozen ground

Explorers are besting the challenges of winter drilling in Interior Alaska

While the mineral exploration season in Interior Alaska typically runs from the time the ground dries in the spring, usually mid-May, until snow and cold weather make logistics too cumbersome and expensive in October, an increasing number of explorers are carrying out successful winter programs in this especially frigid region of the Far North State.

Without a doubt, mounting a successful explorat...


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