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The Latouche caving system
AuthorRomig, Woodfred Edward
Mining and Metallurgical Engineering
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The Latouche plant of the Kennecott Copper Corporation is located on Latouche Island in the Prince William Sound district of Alaska, sixteen hundred miles northwest of Seattle, or two thousand miles by the steamship lines. The island is situated eighty miles southwest of Cordova and fifty miles east and slightly south of Seward, the nearest towns of any size. (Fig. 1.) The camp, lying on the west side of the island, is on a small bay of the well protected Latouche passage, between Latouche Island and Elrington Island. (Figs. 2, 3, 4 and 5.) Seattle la the main supply point for Alaska. This thesis investigates its geology and mining industry.
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