High Bullion Price Spurs New Yukon Gold Rush

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"Exploration companies have staked more than 85,000 claims in the territory since January, compared with 83,000 for the whole of 2010."

Financial Times, Bernard Simon

More than a century after the Klondike gold rush, Canadaís Yukon territory has again become a magnet for miners seeking the next bonanza.

Drawn by the soaring gold price, exploration companies have staked more than 85,000 claims in the territory since January, compared with 83,000 for the whole of 2010 and 10,000-15,000 in a normal year, according to the Yukon Mining Recorderís office in Whitehorse. . .View full article

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