Industrial Landscapes - Heritage Photography

Mine Tailings near Dawson, Yukon Territory

The extent of the tailings along rivers and creeks in the Dawson region is quite staggering. For a striking view of this environmental carnage see Google Earth Pro images.
This mining work continues to this day.

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