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Port Radium

Margarete A. Kalin

Port Radium

an environmental survey of mining wastes

by Margarete A. Kalin

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Published by Institute for Environmental Studies in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English


About the Edition

Report examines the Port Radium peninsula and the water quality of the area.

Edition Notes

Statementsubmitted by: M. Kalin submitted to: D. Sutherland supported by: Environmental Protection Service Western and Northern Region
SeriesBoojum Research reports -- IES006.
ContributionsSutherland, D., Environment Canada. Environmental Protection Service. Western and Northern Region.
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination73 l.
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22243089M

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Eldorado Mine, Port Radium District, Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada: A uranium/silver mine. Eldorado Mining and Refining (a Crown Corporation) operated mines from 's to 's. The mineral claims were transferred to Echo Bay Mines Ltd. inwhich operated. Buy The Port Radium story by Robert G Jenkins (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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In the winter of a rail carload of 34 tons of concentrates was airlifted to the railhead at Waterways from the Port Radium mine, a distance of air miles, and an additional 20 tons was flown to Fort Rae, on Great Slave Lake to take advantage of the earlier ice break-up there.