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Wounding the West: Montana, Mining, and the Environment

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By: David Stiller

212 pages, 12 b/w photos, 2 maps

University of Nebraska Press

Hardback | Jul 2000 | #106140 | ISBN: 0803242816
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Traces the role of hardrock mining and its relationship with the American west by following the environmental history of one Montana mine, the Mike Horse, from its 1898 discovery.

The author, a hydrologist and environmental consultant with long-standing outdoor experience in the locality, writes in an effective personal style, with recollective descriptions of terrain, streams, nature, and the people who provide an anecdotal human thread--"Choice"

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