Grimes Creek drainage. Upper headwaters of Grimes Creek, looking downstream towards Pioneerville. The area of approved exploration would be in the lower left quadrant of the photo. Proposed CuMo mine in the headwaters of the Boise River.
Grimes Creek drainage. Upper headwaters of Grimes Creek, looking downstream towards Pioneerville. The area of approved exploration would be in the lower left quadrant of the photo. Proposed CuMo mine in the headwaters of the Boise River. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
Grimes Creek drainage. Upper headwaters of Grimes Creek, looking downstream towards Pioneerville. The area of approved exploration would be in the lower left quadrant of the photo. Proposed CuMo mine in the headwaters of the Boise River. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
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