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Toxic Legacy California Gold Rush
2013-10-29 12:39:15

A new study says the mercury used to extract gold from the foothills in California's Great Gold Rush is now trickling towards Central Valley where fisheries, rice fields and wineries abound.


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ethnarch
  • The governor of a province or people.
The word 'ethnarch' comes from a Greek word meaning 'ruler of a tribe or nation'.
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