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A man fixes mining equipment in a muddy pit in a search for gold in Borneo. Such operations leave a devastated landscape and miners test high for mercury earning about $5US a day.
- RANDY OLSON
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- 6000x4000 / 137.4MB
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- Contained in galleries
- The Price of GOLD_National Geographic magazine_1/2009