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Kantishna Hills placer deposits, Kantishna Hills District, Denali NP and Preserve, Denali Borough, Alaska, USA

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Center of area near crest of hill at an elevation of 3,835' in NW1/4 of sect,4,T16S,R17W,Fairbanks Meridian.
Placer gold was discovered in 1905,richer deposits mined by 1907.Medium to large scale hydralic mining attempted 1922-1924 but unsuccessful.
Medium scale mining with"dry land dredges" in use 1939-1942,and again in 1946 for a few years,small scale continued.
Medium scale mining resumed in 1973 to 1975.
This mining terminated in 1985 upon litigation that terminated mining in the Kantishna Hills District.
Total production is more than 62,000 ozs. of gold.

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