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Mesabi Range: Land of the Sleeping Giant - Daily Yonder

Sep 16, 2013· The Mesabi Iron Range runs in a narrow line north and west of Duluth, Minnesota. The range starts near Grand Rapids in nonmetro Itasca County and ends near Babbit in St. Louis County. St. Louis contains large swaths of rural land, extending all the way to the Canadian border. But it's technically part of the Duluth metropolitan statistical area.

Metadata: Mesabi Range Underground Mine Workings

Completeness: Includes all found documented natural iron ore underground mine workings (shafts, drifts, mined extents, caved areas, more) on the Mesabi Range from the vicinity of the city of Nashwauk through the eastern end of the Mesabi Range. This does not preclude the existence of additional or more recent mine maps that may indicate the presence of more extensive mine workings.

Mesabi Range, St. Louis Co., Minnesota, USA

Mesabi Range, St. Louis Co., Minnesota, USA : Major Iron ore deposits. Precambrian banded iron formation. The Iron Range Interpretation Center in Chisolm is an essential stop to understanding the geological and human history of the deposits.

Mesabi Range - Artifacts

The Mesabi Iron Range is a vast deposit of iron ore and the largest of four major iron ranges in the region collectively known as the Iron Range of Minnesota. Discovered in 1866, it is the chief deposit of iron ore in the United States. The deposit is located in northeast Minnesota, largely in Itasca County and St. Louis County.


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Mesabi Range College is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. Mesabi Range College is accredited by The NCA Higher Learning Commission. Mesabi Range College is an equal opportunity employer and educator. Designed and Developed by Himmelberger Design - Minnesota Web Design Company

Mesabi Range - Wikipedia

The Mesabi Iron Range is an elongate trend containing large deposits of iron ore, and the largest of four major iron ranges in the region collectively known as the Iron Range of Minnesota.Discovered in 1866, it is the chief iron ore mining district in the United States. The district is located in northeast Minnesota, largely in Itasca and Saint Louis counties.

Geologic Map Mesabi Iron Range, Minnesota, second edition

Historic strip-map of a 100 mile-long, 10 mile-wide area covering portions of St. Louis and Itasca counties, and enclosing the Mesabi Iron Range and parts of the Duluth Complex. The elongate map area is divided into 3 segments, and portrays the general distribution of major bedrock geologic units. These include undifferentiated Archean footwall to Paleoproterozoic Pokegama Quartzite, Biwabik ...

Minnesota Iron - Iron Mining History

The story of iron, in Minnesota, began over one and one-half billion years ago when a vast, shallow sea covered the northern part of the state we know today. The Mesabi Range began in this sea, which contained concentrations of iron and silica. The iron and silica settled to the bottom of the sea and...

Mesabi Range Mines, Minnesota 1939-1945 – Military History ...

Oct 11, 2015· The ia Open Pit Mine: 1939-1945 (from The Mesabi Range, also known simply as the Iron Range to those who live there, is a collection of iron mines and mining towns in Northeastern Minnesota which made its name by becoming the single largest supplier of raw material to the World War II war effort.

Opening of the Mesabi Iron Range | MNopedia

The demand for iron during World War II sharply increased Minnesota's iron ore production. Mesabi iron ore output peaked in 1953. Although Minnesota's iron mining industry endured major changes, especially in the 1980s, the Mesabi Range continues to be a leading producer of iron ore in the United States.

Mesabi Range | region, Minnesota, United States | Britannica

Mesabi Range, largest of three iron ranges in northern Minnesota, U.S. (the others are Vermilion and Cuyuna). It extends 110 miles (180 km) from Babbitt (northeast) to Grand Rapids (southwest) at heights varying from 200 to 500 feet (60 to 150 metres), with a high point of 2,000 feet (610 metres).

Great Northern Iron Ore Properties on Minnesota's Mesabi R ...

Great Northern Iron Ore Properties represented an important chapter in Minnesota history with a presence in St. Paul and on the Mesabi Iron Range that spanned over a century, and key ties to James J. Hill – railroad pioneer and founder of the Great Northern Railway Company.

Mining on the Iron Range | Minnesota Digital Library

Minnesota's Iron Range is located in the state's far northeastern corner and includes the following counties: Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and Saint Louis. Iron mines were generally of two types: open pit and underground. The Iron Range includes three major iron ore deposits: Mesabi Range, Vermilion Range, and the Cuyuna Range.

1920s Iron ore mining and production in the Mesabi range U ...

Oct 25, 2016· 1920s documentary film featuring the Mesabi Iron ore range in Minnesota U.S.A. The film includes the mining, transportation across the Great Lakes to iron ore plants, and blast furnaces.

Duluth Missabe & Iron Range, The Last Days - YouTube

Mar 06, 2010· Join C. Vision Productions as we head to the Iron Range in Minnesota and visit the Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range railroad. This classic ore hauling railroad operates with stunning maroon and gold ...


Location map of the two study areas near the towns of ia and Calumet, Minnesota. I. INTRODUCTION Over 100 years of mining on the Mesabi Iron Range has resulted in large scale land disruptions. Large, deep water bodies, mounds of stockpiled materials, and vast plains of tailings make up the landscape of the Mesabi Iron Range.

Laurentian Vision Project

During the last decade, the Laurentian Vision Partnership has been working with mining, government, business and community interests on the Mesabi Iron Range to demonstrate how the mining process can create land forms to accommodate the residents, the environment, and the economy of this region's promising future.

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