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Unformatted text preview: gold rush. It’s also interesting to understand where these prospectors and 49ers were when they were looking for gold. Looking at the map it looks like most or all of the gold found in Alaska is in the mountain ranges, not near the peaks but in the ridges. The gold is especially found near the rivers and creeks that run off from the mountains. There is also a north west east and south compass on the map including the borders of countries, and the Pacific Ocean. There are markings of rivers and mountain ranges, and I love how the yellow is clearly marked with writing that says “Gold District”. The gold isn’t scattered throughout the state, it’s more in a line and stretches almost across the entire middle section of Alaska, and it does spill into parts of Canada....
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2008 for the course GEO 241 taught by Professor Green during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.
- Spring '08