Kennecott Copper Mine
The Kennecott Copper Mine in Utah can be seen from outer space. The company brings in visitors by bus and car to visit this site. There is much on the web about how wonderful this open pit mine is.
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Bristol Bay- Pebble Mine
Bristol Bay Alaska Pebble Mine A 1000 acre site above Bristol Bay which is the largest salmon fishery in the world. There is a large Gold deposit in the mountains above Bristol Bay. Read More