This aerial view of Ross shows the opencast mine that has been worked there since 1988. In the foreground is the area where waste rock is dumped. Ross is a large-scale mine digging alluvial gravels. The town itself is built on the gravel, and no doubt there is gold beneath it.
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Photograph by Lloyd Homer
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