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Gold Placers of the Fortymile, Eagle, and Circle Districts, Alaska

United States Geological Survey

Gold Placers of the Fortymile, Eagle, and Circle Districts, Alaska

Mineral Resources of Alaska, 1936 (Pages 133-261).

by United States Geological Survey

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 897C
ContributionsMertie, J.B.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21732151M

History and Genealogy of Alaska from the discovery of gold to World War two. Alaska Gold Rush History and Genealogy: Mining Districts History and Genealogy of Alaska from the discovery of gold to World War two. A - H. Anchorage. Aniak. Anvik. The Yukon River section from the Canadian border to near Circle that is within the preserve was a much-traveled route during pre-Klondike and Klondike gold eras as well as into more recent times. Major activity areas, like the important mining towns of Eagle and Circle, and the most productive placer regions of Birch Creek and Fortymile River.

Principal Gold-Producing District of the United States covers every major gold producing district in the US Broken down by state and by county. Book provides history of districts, production statistics, major mines and more. Fortymile gold country is filled with geologic, gold mining, and military history! Drive the Taylor Highway miles from the Alaska Highway to the town of Eagle on the banks of the Yukon River while stopping frequently for picturesque waysides, river access available for the Fortymile Wild and Scenic River Corridor, the local culture of Chicken, and the old military site at.

George Beck, resident of Yukon-Charley area during 's and 's, hunted, fished, mined, and trapped area, September , Eagle, Alaska. Charlie Biederman, who was the son of Ed Biederman, grew up in the Yukon-Charley area, and was the last person to carry mail from Eagle to Circle by dog team, 30 June and 11 November b / maddren, a. g. / the innoko gold placer district, alaska, with accounts of the central kuskokwim valley and the ruby creek and gold hill placers, , pb, .


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Gold Placers of the Fortymile, Eagle, and Circle Districts, Alaska by United States Geological Survey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Gold placers of the Fortymile, Eagle, and Circle districts, Alaska. [John Alaska book Mertie; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. The Fortymile And Circle Districts has at least 10 gold-bearing tributaries in Alaska that contribute gold to it.

Placers of the Fortymile River are naturally renewing, with new material added during each flood (Cobb, [B ]). Cracks and crevices in fractured bedrock provide an excellent surface for retaining gold (Prindle, ). The Gold Placers of the Fortymile, Birch Creek, and Fairbanks Regions, Alaska () - Kindle edition by Louis Marcus Prindle.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Gold Placers of the Fortymile, Birch Creek, and Fairbanks Regions, Alaska ().5/5(1).

Gold found in the Fortymile River, the first major gold discovery in the interior of Alaska. Gold discovered on Birch Creek in an area that later became famous as the Circle Mining District George Washington Carmack, Skookum Jim, and Tagish Charlie find rich deposits of gold on a tributary of the KlondikeAuthor: Warren E.

Yeend, Peter H. Stauffer, James W. Hendley. Gold mining in Alaska, a state of the United States, has been a major industry and impetus for exploration and settlement since a few years after the United States acquired the territory from Russia. Russian explorers discovered placer gold in the Kenai River inbut no gold was produced.

Gold mining started in from placers southeast of Juneau, Alaska. From introduction: This report focuses on the placer geology of individual creeks; Alaska book, history of the area, high terrace gravels, and the gold source of Cited by: 6.

MINING IN THE CIRCLE DISTRICT By J. MERTIE, Jr. INTRODUCTION The term " Circle district," as now used, includes not only the head­ water tributaries of Crooked, Birch, and Preacher Creeks but also Coal, Woodchopper, and other near-by gold-bearing streams that drain directly into the Yukon River.

The latter creeks, however,Author: J.B. Mertie. Fortymile Gold Placers is a placer gold mining company located in the Yukon, in northern Canada.

We operate as a registered partnership. The Fortymile River straddles the Yukon/Alaska border, with its headwaters in Alaska and its confluence with the Yukon River in the Yukon Territory. The Fortymile district was the site of the first gold rush. She came to Alaska in and taught for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Eagle, Tetlin, and Chicken.

She married a gold miner, Fred Purdy of Chicken, Alaska, in The couple adopted and raised eleven children. InAnne Purdy wrote a popular book, Tisha, based on her experiences as a : Garret Romaine. Also, J.B. Mettie, Gold Placers of the Fortymile, Eagle, and Circle Districts, Alaska, Geological Survey Bulletin C (Washington DC: Government Printing Office, ), map following page 7 George McGregor is best known for his cabins at the mouth of Woodchopper Creek.

Gold Placers of the Fortymile River Region, Alaska: A Historic Mining Area (U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, ) [Warren E. Yeend] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gold Dust Creek Mine, Circle Mining District, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, USA: Location: Location is the approximate center of a placered area about ft long by ft wide trending N 50 W along Gold Dust Creek.

Gold Dust Creek. Part or all of this report is presented in Portable Document Format (PDF). For best results viewing and printing PDF documents, it is recommended that you download the documents to your computer and open them with Adobe Reader.

The Fortymile River region in east-central Alaska has a long and colorful history as the site of the first major gold discovery in interior Alaska. Placer gold has been mined in the region nearly every year since its original discovery in Total gold production is approximatelytroy ounces.

Although many of the rich deposits have been mined, there still exist areas that. The Fortymile River is a mile (97 km) tributary of the Yukon River in the U.S. state of Alaska and the Canadian territory of Yukon.

Beginning at the confluence of its north and south forks in the Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, the Fortymile flows generally northeast into Canada to meet the larger river 32 miles (51 km) southeast of Eagle, y: United States, Canada.

Gold Placers Incorporated, Worker Quarters, Near Coal Creek & Yukon River, Eagle, Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, AK. Alaska Eagle Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska Eagle Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Photo, Print, Drawing Gold Placers Incorporated, Near Coal Creek & Yukon River, Eagle, Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, AK [ Data Pages from Survey HAER AK ] Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, Alaska Eagle Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Documentation Compiled After.

[Photograph] Retrieved from the. She came to Alaska in and taught for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Eagle, Tetlin, and Chicken. She married a gold miner, Fred Purdy of Chicken, Alaska, in The couple adopted and raised eleven children.

InAnne Purdy wrote a popular book, Tisha, based on her experiences as a teacher. Administrative report / A.H. Brooks --The mining industry in / A.H. Brooks --Railway routes from the Pacific seaboard to Fairbanks / A.H. Brooks --Tin resources of Alaska / F.L. Hess --The Taral and Bremner River districts / F.H.

Moffit --The Chitina copper district / F.H. Moffit --Gold deposits near Valdez / A.H. Brooks --Gold deposits of. Eagle, AK Gold mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information.

US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Eagle, AK. Districts such as Fairbanks, Cape Nome, Circle, Council-Solomon, Iditarod, Willow Creek and Juneau all have had from one to seven million ounces of gold taken out since The largest gold deposit ever discovered in North America took place in March when a deposit a mile and a half long and a mile wide with a thickness of 1, feet was.The Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (DGGS) has conducted ,scale geologic mapping of the Eagle A-2 Quadrangle ( square miles; equivalent to four minute quadrangles).

The area is part of the year old Fortymile mining district and is located in eastern Alaska near the Alaska-Yukon border. This geologic map was produced by merging a .Eagle (Tthee T’äwdlenn in Hän Athabascan) is a city on the south bank of the Yukon River near the Canada–US border in the Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska, United includes the Eagle Historic District, a U.S.

National Historic population was 86 at the February, Eagle hosts a checkpoint for the long-distance Yukon Quest sled dog Area code: