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National Park Service - NatureNet Geologic Resources

National Park Service - NatureNet Geologic Resources

Details the issues, hazards, and remediation techniques associated with abandoned mines and resource producing properties of the past on national park land. Abandoned mineral lands, commonly known as AML, are one of many types of disturbed lands in the National Park System. AML sites are 1) underground and surface mines, 2) placer and dredge sites, and 3) oil, gas, and geothermal wells. Commodities mined at these sites ranged from soft rocks...

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