Jul 31, 2014 ... Gold Miners Push Back Against Nome Over 'Negative Social Impacts' ... Kenny Hughes with Nome's chapter of the Alaska Mining Association. ... to the 2011 DNR lease sale that opened up the current offshore dredging boom.
Gold mining claims and other mining properties for sale or lease in Alaska. ... Five of these claims are upstream of any bucket line dredge activity. ... have nine 40 acre claims for sale on the N. Fork (location roughly 95 miles north of Nome AK).
In the summer, Nome is still a bustling mining town with prospectors from all over ... One of the most famous gold rushes in American history was in Nome, Alaska. ... dredges and vacuum up gravels off the floor of the ocean in search of gold.
A gold dredge is a placer mining machine that extracts gold from sand, gravel, and dirt using ... machines are currently marketed as "gold dredges" to individuals seeking gold: just offshore from the beach of Nome, Alaska, for instance.