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PLACER MINING IN THE YUKON

CHATANIKA RIVER BASIN Cleary Creek A large percentage of the annual gold production of the Fairbanks district continues to come from Cleary Creek, which has produced more gold than any other creek in the Yukon-Tanana region The settlement of the legal status of Nos 4 and 5 below in 1909...

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Technical Report No 96

Franklin s placer mining operation was on Fairbanks, Alder, and Walnut Creeks from 1939 to 1958 Franklin 1996 , Chatanika River near Steese Highway Milepost 68 While Fairbanks Creek contains , Both Arctic grayling and slimy sculpin survived in the upper Chatanika River drainage upstream of the dam whereas longnose suckers, burbot, round ....

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Steese Highway Sterling Highway

Abandoned Gold Dredge, reached by short walk over tailing pil 39 Upper Chatanika River State Site 25 camp sites in timbered area, 4 picnic sites, water and toilets Fishing for grayling There is a road to a gravel bar which is the access point for Chatanika River ,...

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Interior Area Communities

Information index on area communities in interior Alaska Located 28 miles north of Fairbanks other side of Cleary Summit , it once was a busy gold mining town and the center of one of the richest placer gold districts in Alaska The area is also popular with local winter-sports enthusiasts, aurora watchers, and summer hikers...

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Finding Gold in Alaska Golden Land of the Midnight Sun

Finding Gold in Alaska Golden Land of the Midnight Sun , by northern tributaries of Cook Inlet and Knik Arm east of the Susitna and by the Matanusk River Much of the placer gold from this district was recovered from streams that drain those areas where once productive lode mines were worked in the past , The district is that area ....

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Chatanika River

The Upper Chatanika River State Recreation Site is at mile 39 of the Steese Highway It is a relatively small park at 73 acres 30 ha There is a campground, boat launch and access road to a gravel bar on the river for various recreational activiti The gravel bar is susceptible to flooding during rainy periods...

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Chatanika Lodge, 5760 Steese Hwy, Chatanika, AK 2019

Today Chatanika is a gold camp resort on the Steese Highway - a lodge with a gold dredge across the way The gold camp, with a hotel and a restaurant, is the old Fairbanks Exploration Company site In and around are Alaska memorabilia and mining artifacts From the lodge comes the traditional Chatanika Days Outhouse Race...

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Chatanika River MRDS 10002996 AU

Cobb 1972, MF-413 , loc 88 SW1/4 sec 2, T 3 N, R 2 E, of the Fairbanks Meridian This location is on the tailings along the bench gravels on the west side of the Steese Highway, opposite the village of Chatanika This location is the approximate center of several miles of placer mined ground along the Chatanika River click for info...

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gold mining claims for sale on creek alaska Find the cheap Gold Panning Ca, Find the best Gold Panning Ca deals, Sourcing the Also included is 1 pound of paydirt from our Alaska gold cl 5 47 gold panning a seasonal creek in CA gold mining trommel machine gold panning sluice box gold ,...

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Chatanika River

The Chatanika River is a 128mi tributary of the Tolovana River in the US state of Alaska , a dam-and-pipeline system used to divert water to gold-mining operations closer to Fairbanks , Serviceremoved the dam in conjunction with other groups, restoring the Chatanika s original flow Today, the upper Chatanika is a moderately ....

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Upper Chatanika River State Recreation Site

It has 24 campsites, four picnic sites, drinking water and latrin There is a road to a gravel bar where visitors can camp, picnic, sunbathe, or fish Canoes and rafters launch their boats here for an all-day-float on the Chatanika River, ending at the Lower Chatanika State Recreational Area, at mile 11 of the Elliott Highway Address...

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Press dummy 100313 by Wick Communications

water pipeline near US Creek that makes up part of the Davidson Ditch, a 90-mile aqueduct from the upper Chatanika River to near Fairbanks Workers finished the project in the late 1920s...

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STATE OF ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES ,

Lode and placer deposits of the Fairbanks mining district define a northeast-trending belt that extends from Ester Dome to Fairbanks Creek and Coffee Dome figs la, lb The mineralized belt is bounded on the northwest by the valley of the Chatanika River The southeast boundary is approximately...

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THE EFFECTS OF WATER QUALITY AND QUANTITY ON THE ,

etc, was set up on the left bank of the Chatanika River about 100 meters be 173 10\v the confl uence of Fai th and Mc 1anus Creeks See Fi g 1 Transporta 173 tion was provided by a 1/2 ton 4 wheel drive GMC pickup truck belonging to the Department of Wildlife Management In mid-July, the camp was almost totally destroyed by a bear...

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Alaska paddling Upper Chatanika River

May 22, 2017 0183 32 A quick video I made while kayaking the Chatanika River on 13-14May2017 We covered about 24 miles in 8 hours, including rest stops We spent the night next to the bridge, then covered another 5 ....

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Chatanika River

Chatanika River is a flatwater kayaking canoeing adventure located in or near Fairbanks, AK Enjoy research Fairbanks, Alaska with trail guides, topo maps, photos, reviews GPS routes on Trails...

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Steese and Elliott Highways Travel Guide

The Chatanika Gold Camp is the site of the historic Fairbanks Exploration FE Company gold camp and is listed on the National Register of Historic Plac The Tanana Valley Railroad carried supplies , Upper Chatanika River State Recreation Site Mile 39 628 km A picnic area, campground, and river ,...

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Chatanika River

The Chatanika River is a gold mine located in county, Alaska...

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The changing fortune of Old Chatanika Sketches Of Alaska ,

The Fairbanks Exploration Company FE Co began buying up Cleary Creek claims in the 1920s, built a support camp Chatanika Gold Camp in 1923-25, and started dredging Lower Cleary Creek in 1928 ....

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Unnamed mines Lower Dome Creek in the Chatanika flats ,

Unnamed mines Lower Dome Creek in the Chatanika flats , Fairbanks District, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, USA Location These drift mines are located in the lower portion of Dome Creek near the Chatanika River, and are marked on the Livengood A-2 topographic map They cover an area of ....

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If I Were Going, Alaska 3 Chena and Chatanika

Sep 19, 2018 0183 32 The rest of our time in Fairbanks was spent exploring the Chena and Chatanika River areas northeast of the city One day, Scott went fishing and I went looking for birds and animals , , which grow up to 18 inches long in the upper river, is limited to catch and release , the Chatanika was dominated by gold-mining, which used its flow to ....

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Upper Chatanika River State Rec Site

Plan your cruise, land tour, or custom package Discover Alaska s best destinations and excursions Videos, photos, and hundreds of expert advice articl...

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Old Fairbanks Exploration Company camp still a central ,

Jun 30, 2019 0183 32 Old Fairbanks Exploration Company camp still a central part of Chatanika , out in the 1910s when higher-concentration placer-gold deposits were exhausted , from the upper Chatanika River ,...

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Stop Guide / Road Log

The frozen silt covers an old terrace gravel of the Chatanika River Placer gold was mined from underground shafts and drifts sunk to the base of the alluvium and into the upper meter of bedrock, and many tailing piles of gravel from the underground workings are present on the surface Mulligan, 1974...

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Exploration in the Tintina Gold Belt of Alaska Yukon ,

Placer gold fields were identified in the eastern TGP around the time of the Klondike Yukon gold rush in 1898 and around Fairbanks, Alaska in 1901 Placer deposits are buried river sediments where gold has been eroded from the original host rocks and redeposited elsewhere...

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1999 EPA Suction Dredge Study On the Fortymile River ,

Historically, gold mining occurred throughout the Fortymile basin and several types of operations are still active, including placer mining, hydraulic mining, and suction dredging Large scale placer mining also occurs in some sections of the Chatanika River and historically in the ,...

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Sketches of Alaska March 2016

Mar 06, 2016 0183 32 Gold Dredge No 3 began operations at the old Chatanika townsite in 1928 That was the same year that the Davidson Ditch, which channeled water from the upper Chatanika River for dredging operations, was completed Dredge No 3 still sits about a mile west of the camp, across the highway from Chatanika Lodge...

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USGS Current Conditions for Alaska_ Streamflow

Station Number Station name Date/Time Gage height, feet Long-term median flow 8/2 Dis-charge, ft3/s Arctic Slope 15905100...

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Davidson Ditch Huge aqueduct boosted Interior Alaska s ,

The Davidson Ditch, , leaders of the company decided to build a water-moving system from the upper Chatanika River to Fairbanks , could the low-grade placer gold deposits be mined profitably ....

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Cleary Creek Mine, Fairbanks Mining District, Fairbanks ,

Cleary Creek Mine, Fairbanks District, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, USA , Creek has been mined over most of its extent for 6 miles from the headwaters near Willow Creek to its mouth at the Chatanika River Cleary Creek runs along the Steese Highway from Cleary Summit to near the village of Chatanika , Cleary Creek is a highly ....

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