• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington

Impacts of Mining

What are the impacts of mining? To study that one needs to know first what was mined. Most of the Klondike Gold Rush deposits were placer deposits essentially, gold recovered from gravel.

 

What other metals were the Klondike miners likely to find?

 

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