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A history of mining on the Kenai Peninsula

by Mary J. Barry

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Published by Alaska Northwest Pub. Co. in [Anchorage .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenai Peninsula (Alaska),
  • Alaska,
  • Kenai Peninsula
    • Subjects:
    • Mineral industries -- Alaska -- Kenai Peninsula -- History.,
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Alaska -- Kenai Peninsula -- History.,
    • Kenai Peninsula (Alaska) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 199-204.

      Statement[by] Mary J. Barry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN24.A4 B34
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 214 p.
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5432891M
      ISBN 100882400185
      LC Control Number73080129
      OCLC/WorldCa714501

      History Lesson: An unusual and difficult journey to the Kenai. New history column kicks off with the story of Kings County Mining Company’s expedition to peninsula. Monday, Septem pm; Life   Address: Main St Loop Kenai, AK Phone: () Email: [email protected]://

        Homer is a city in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. state of is miles southwest of ing to the Census, the population is 5,, up from 3, in Long known as The "Halibut Fishing Capital of the World."Homer is also nicknamed "the end of the road," and more recently, "the cosmic hamlet by the sea.",_Alaska. Shields, Harvey M., "Historic Mining Site Evaluation in Kenai Fjords National Monument, ," in Mining Inventory Program Collection, AKSO-RCR. Skud, Bernard E., Henry M. Sakuda and Gerald M. Reid, Statistics of the Alaska Herring Fishery, , USF&WS Statistical Digest 48

        The Seward Peninsula is a large peninsula on the western coast of the U.S. state of Alaska. It sticks out about kilometers ( mi) into the Bering Sea. It is just below the Arctic Circle. The peninsula is about miles ( km) long and 90 to miles ( to km) wide. The town of Seward, Alaska is actually not on the Seward These 17 Rare Photos Show Alaska’s Mining History Like Never Before. The United States’ northernmost state of Alaska has a rich and prominent mining history that is impossible ignore. In fact, the mining industry is to thank for the city of Juneau being Alaska’s capital. The town of Hope on the Kenai Peninsula was established in


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