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A guide to recreational gold panning on the Kenai Peninsula, Chugach National Forest, Alaska.

Published through a joint effort by the Chugach National Forest and Bureau of Land Management.


Table of Contents

Welcome
Gold - significance and uses
Kenai Peninsula mining - a History
Mining rights and guidelines
Geology of the northern Kenai Peninsula
Equipment you will need
For your safety
Where to look for gold
How To Pan
Diagrams on How to Pan Gold
Kenai Peninsula gold panning areas
Sixmile Creek panning area
Resurrection Creek panning area
Crescent Creek panning area
How much gold have you found?
A glossary of mining terms
For further reading
For more information
Authors' Credits

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