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Thou shall build road to Ambler District

Nearly 40 years ago, Congress enshrined Ambler Road in law North of 60 Mining News – October 4, 2019

The Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska covers a more than 70-mile (115 kilometers) stretch of Earth's crust that is rich in a variety of precious, base and critical minerals. So rich, that nearly 40 years ago U.S. Congress wrote road access to Ambler into the laws of the land.

Today, much of the Ambler District is covered by the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects (UKMP), a partnership that broug...


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