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Illegal gold mining on the riverbanks of the Pra River in Ghana. Miners worked in the tailings left by large industrial mines until run out by the military so they moved to riverbanks and work in a ruined landscape.
- RANDY OLSON
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- Contained in galleries
- The Price of GOLD_National Geographic magazine_1/2009