Contest #371 answer: Nanisivik mine and town

From 1976 to 2002, Nanisivik, located on northern Baffin Island, Nunavut, was the site of a zinc, lead and silver mine.

As part of its history, it was part of a trade by Mineral Resources International of Calgary involving the rights to a sulfur deposit in Mexico.

The mine was shut down in 2002 and the town now no longer exists. This is what it looks like now:


Those who found the mother lode before abandonment:

  • mehmet durmus
  • Phil Ower
  • Charley Seavey
  • krenek
  • steve willis
  • Eloy Cano
  • rob de wolff
  • Lighthouse
  • hhgygy
  • Garfield
  • Walter_V_R

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