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Pictures of Mining in Peru

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Water box used for gold mining along the Rio Tambopata
Water box used for gold mining along the Rio Tambopata


Gold miner's shack along the Rio Tambopata
Gold miner's shack along the Rio Tambopata


Gold miners along the Rio Tambopata
Gold miners along the Rio Tambopata


Water box used by gold miners along the Rio Tambopata
Water box used by gold miners along the Rio Tambopata


Miner camp along the Rio Tambopata
Miner camp along the Rio Tambopata


Gold miners operating on boat in the Rio Tambopata
Gold miners operating on boat in the Rio Tambopata


Giant Rio Huaypetue gold mine
Giant Rio Huaypetue gold mine


Aerial view of open pit mine in the Amazon rainforest
Aerial view of open pit mine in the Amazon rainforest


Open pits at  the Rio Huaypetue mine.
Open pits at the Rio Huaypetue mine.


Mining trucks, equipment, opne pits and roads at the Rio Huaypetue gold mine in southeastern Peru
Mining trucks, equipment, opne pits and roads at the Rio Huaypetue gold mine in southeastern Peru


Downstream from the Rio Huaypetue gold mine.
Downstream from the Rio Huaypetue gold mine.


Rio Huaypetue gold mine and associated deforestation as viewed from an airplane
Rio Huaypetue gold mine and associated deforestation as viewed from an airplane


Miners' shantytown next to Rio Huaypetue gold mine
Miners' shantytown next to Rio Huaypetue gold mine


Open pits at  the Rio Huaypetue mine.
Open pits at the Rio Huaypetue mine.


Mining trucks and equipment at the Rio Huaypetue gold mine in Peru
Mining trucks and equipment at the Rio Huaypetue gold mine in Peru


A pickup truck with an
A pickup truck with an "Oro Fino" or "Fine gold" sign at Rio Huaypetue


Truck dumping gravel at the Rio Huaypetue gold mine
Truck dumping gravel at the Rio Huaypetue gold mine


Miners' shantytown next to Rio Huaypetue gold mine
Miners' shantytown next to Rio Huaypetue gold mine


Part of the former Rio Huaypetue.
Part of the former Rio Huaypetue.


Mining operations at Rio Huaypetue gold mine
Mining operations at Rio Huaypetue gold mine




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