Regulations for placer mining along the Yukon River and its tributaries, N.W.T by Canada. Dept. of the Interior.

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Other titlesRegulations governing placer mining along the Yukon River and its tributaries in the North-West Territories
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Digital series = CIHM/ICMH collection numérisée -- no. 9_03435
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Get this from a library. Regulations for placer mining along the Yukon River and its tributaries, N.W.T. [Canada. Department of the Interior.]. Placer Mining Act and Quartz Mining Act - Amends the Order Prohibiting Entry on Certain Lands in Yukon (White River First Nation) O.I.C.

/ 19 Mar Placer Mining Act and Quartz Mining Act - This Order amends the Order Prohibiting Entry on Certain Lands in Yukon (the Kaska asserted traditional territory outside the Ross River area). River in the Yukon Territory of Canada, starting the Klondike Gold Rush.

Miners from the Klondike continue down the Yukon to Alaska's Seward Peninsula and find gold at Nome. Others make finds in other parts of Alaska. Felix Pedro finds gold on a tributary of the Tanana River at the site what is now the city of : Warren E.

Yeend, Peter H. Stauffer, James W. Hendley. Regulations. Classifications of placer exploration or mining operations are based on specified thresholds of activities, as defined by Section 4 of the Yukon Placer Mining Land Use Regulations.

The level of environmental screening for placer exploration or mining operations increases as the potential toFile Size: KB. The Yukon Placer Watershed Atlas provides information available in a Geographic Information System for fish and fish habitat, geology and mining, Regulations for placer mining along the Yukon River and its tributaries, resources, mining and land uses activities, mineral claims, First Nation Traditional Territories and Settlement Land and the results of environmental monitoring.

It is also a tool that placer miners can use when preparing project proposals. K1 Mining, McDougall’s family mine, will be able to work with these new regulations.

And, like many other placer mining operations in the Yukon, K1 really is a family business. “I met Kim, my wife, on the creek,” he said.

“The same creek that we’re on now.”Author: Chris Oke. Exemptions. 2 A person who carries out a class of operation, activity, industry or work referred to in section 3 is exempt from section 6 (2) and (3) of the Environmental Management Act in respect of that class if the person meets the conditions and circumstances set out in section 3 and provides to a director on the director's request information the director considers sufficient to determine.

Under the Placer Mining Act KB, Yukon levies a royalty on all gold shipped from Yukon for export, whether in the form of gold dust as mined or bars. The royalty is computed at the rate of % of the value of the gold, or at such lesser rate as may be fixed by the Commissioner-in-Council.

For this purpose, gold is valued at $15 per ounce. Legislation & Guides. The following legislation and regulation guide resource development in the Yukon. Resource activities are assessed under the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act (YESAA). Assessments are conducted by the arms-length Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board (YESAB) or one of its six Designated Offices located throughout the territory.

Along Elk Creek and north of the middle fork of the John Day River, there was some extensive placer operations which were the main source of gold in the district. On the south side of Elk Creek, about 2 miles above its junction with the middle fork, in township 20S range 33E and section 7 on the S1/2, is the Badger Mine.

Placer Mining near the Yukon River, Alaska Summary Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. USA The pictorial sketch-book of Pennsylvania, or, Its scenery, internal improvements, resources, and agriculture, populary described.

Other well-known placer areas lie along the Salmon River in Lemhi and Idaho Counties and on the Clearwater Regulations for placer mining along the Yukon River and its tributaries and its tributaries, particularly in the vicinities of Elk City, Pierce, and Orofino.

Placer gold is also found along the Snake River, but this is commonly fine. The Library of Congress does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not license or charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot grant or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute the material.

Placer mining near the Yukon River, Alaska. Alaska, ca. Meadville, Pa.: Keystone View Company. 7 Common Mistakes Made by New Placer Miners. PlacerGold Lists Octo gold mining, gold mining equipment, At each step along the way you need to assess the quantity of gold on your claim and the costs of getting it out.

Lack of knowledge of local mining regulations. After all, it had been successful mining on Alaska's Yukon River and its tributaries that had sustained the search that climaxed in Canada's Klondike, and the prospecting possibilities within Alaska had not been exhausted by Some 1, men hurried in from Nome and Fairbanks to stake along Ophir, Spruce, and other Innoko tributaries.

The Yukon River basin is a vast and diverse ecosystem covering more thansquare miles, an area larger than Texas. Approximatelypeople live within the basin and depend on the Yukon River and its tributaries for drinking water, commerce, and recreational and subsistence fish and game resources.

Much of the Yukon River basin is underlain by permafrost containing vast amounts of. Placer mining, ancient method of using water to excavate, transport, concentrate, and recover heavy minerals from alluvial or placer es of deposits mined by means of this technique are the gold-bearing sands and gravel that settle out from rapidly moving streams and rivers at points where the current slows down.

Impacts of Mining on Rivers, cont. cont. from page 1 deposits can contaminate the surrounding watershed when weathering of exposed minerals causes acid drainage and metals-enriched waters. According to the U.S. EPA, mine waste has contaminated more than 40 percent of the headwaters of western watersheds.

Other hardrock mines produce gypsum. The day's panning confirmed that little gold is to be found on more than a dozen placer mining claims staked along a mile stretch of the North Fork. The Index to Creeks and Tributaries is designed to guide researchers through the For more detailed information about the regulations governing placer mining in the Yukon see the Introduction in YRG 1 Series 10 Mining Recorder’s Records (Placer).

April Gulch Yukon River Tributary @ 4 A/D Britton Gulch. File Size: KB. PLACER MINING IN YUKON-TAN AN A REGION. Little Eldorado Creek. Considerable money was spent in prospecting on this creek last year without ade'quate results.

Homestake Creek. The shallow gravels of the tributaries at the head of Chatanika River are suited to the method of hydraulicking in vogue in the Circle : C.E.

Ellsworth, G.L. Parker. The changes come in response to a Yukon Court of Appeal decision from December surrounding the government’s duty to consult with the First Nation even for the lowest level of exploration activities. The government is dealing with the ruling through amendments to the Quartz Mining Act and Placer Mining Act and the associated regulations.

Yukon Placer Industry Indian River, Dominion Creek and tributaries Decrease from Dominion and Indian River Significant increases from Little Blanche and Quartz Creeks Schmidt Mining.

Placer mining on what may be termed a fairly extensive scale, was first carried on in the Yukon Territory in what is known as the Fortymile district, in the year Before this time, however, there had been considerable river-bar mining on the Lewes and Salmon in and and on the Stewart river.

Idaho was once a leading placer-mining State. One of the chief dredging areas is in the Boise Basin, a few miles northeast of Boise, in the west-central part of the State. Other placer deposits are located along the Salmon River and on the Clearwater River and its tributaries, particularly at.

Last commercial steamboat to operate under its own power on the Yukon River, run from Whitehorse to Dawson City, Yukon, August 26–29, Put on display at Dawson City in - Keno was derived from a French term which means five winning numbers ; a game of chance.

In alone, Alaska’s placer claims produced more t ounces of gold. In the last decade, federal state mining claims have been filed in a state populated bypeople. Alaska has active gold claims in 59 of its 69 mining districts.

Overseas Chinese Placer Mining Sites in the Santa Clara River Watershed: Documentary Evidence, Archaeological Implications, and Significance Jason Marmor Abstract Documentary evidence, oral history, and even place names reveal the participation of Chinese miners in the low yield gold placers of Los Angeles and Ventura Counties during the late.

The Yukon River meanders through the preserve for a distance of approximately river miles and drops about feet along its route. The Yukon River and its tributaries cut rough-hewn cliffs, exposing remarkably complete records of the floral and faunal history of Eastcentral Alaska.

Placer gold mining in the Yukon Territory, Canada. September Most everyone has heard the term “gold is where you find it’” and probably have read how James Marshall, inwhile inspecting the mill-race ditch that had been dug to supply water for the saws at the sawmill that he was building for John Sutter, ended up finding the first pieces of gold within the ditch along the.

Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve was created in part to protect and interpret the history of the Klondike- Alaska Gold Rush and the legacy of gold placer mining in the region. Along the Yukon River between Eagle and Circle visitors today can see evidence of the region’s placer gold past, including prospectors’ log cabins, mining camps.

In the spring I was hired to help on a large scale placer exploration program in the Yukon. The property is located in a part of the Yukon where very little placer activity has taken place.

We had a small team of three guys and a lot of equipment. The Yukon, like BC and Alaska, was explored and settled by prospectors in the late s.

Full text of "Voyages on the Yukon and its tributaries [microform]: a narrative of summer travel in the interior of Alaska" See other formats. Klondyke. The word and place that has startled the civilized world is to-day a series of thriving mining camps on the Yukon River and its tributaries in the Canadian Northwest Territories.

Prior to Augthis section of the country had never been heard of. It was on this day that a man named Henderson discovered the first gold. A Guide to Legislation and the Legislative Process in British Columbia - This document was prepared by the Office of Legislative Counsel, Ministry of Attorney General, Province of British document is devided in to three sections, The Creation of Legislative Policy, Drafting Legislation and Enactment of Law and provides a nice overview of the BC legislative process.

The Yukon River meanders through the preserve for a distance of approximately river miles and drops about feet along its route. The Yukon River and its tributaries cut rough-hewn cliffs, exposing remarkably complete records of the floral and faunal history of Eastcentral Alaska.

The Fortymile is a relatively large river with a channel width of to feet in its lower reaches. It empties into the Yukon River approximately 46 miles downstream of Dawson City in the Yukon Territory.

The Fortymile mining district straddles the Alaska/Yukon border, lying along the 66th latitude. ALASKA'S HARVEST OF GOLD. Icy Streams Beside Which ~~lt Will Be Gathered During the Summer.

BY SAM WALL. WITHOUT a map under one's eye and a comprehensive statement of the relationship to each other of the ks in the Klondike and Indian River mining divisions, one must have a very confused notion of their location and relative Importance, especially since the multiplication of them and their.

Welcome to the Alaska District’s information center regarding the Department of Army’s Regulatory Program and placer mining in Alaska. Please view the documents and fact sheets below to learn more about the district’s authority to regulate placer mining activities under Section.

Mining. Our Vision. That mining in the Yukon occurs only in places where such activities are ecologically and culturally acceptable. Where mining occurs, it will be based on need for the metal, on sound economics, and it will be done in a way that ensures that perpetual treatment is not necessary.

Ap Web posted at: p.m. EDT ( GMT) GALENA, Alaska (CNN) -- The Yukon River stretches nearly 2, miles through some of the most pristine wilderness in North America, but.first, and $5 for subsequent years. Higher fees applied to mining companies.

The Yukon Placer Mining Act ofhowever, abolished the Free Miners Certificate. Other matters with which placer regulations have dealt include the grouping and relocation of claims, the assignment of water rights, and the abandonment of claims. Special hydraulic andFile Size: KB.NORTH YUBA MINING CLAIMS.

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