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OUTDOORS Capital City Weekly Editor's Note: This is Part 1 of 2 of a story exploring the history of mining along the Unuk River. Part 2 will be published next week.

KSM Mine treads path traveled by prospectors

The Unuk River Mining and Dredging Company camp at the mouth of the Unuk River is seen in 1903. This camp supplied prospectors who explored a mineral deposit that may soon become the world's largest mine.
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The Unuk River Mining and Dredging Company camp at the mouth of the Unuk River is seen in 1903. This camp supplied prospectors who explored a mineral deposit that may soon become the world's largest mine.
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