(many of the
maps below are formatted for poster size, but can be printed on 8.5X11
paper by setting the scaling when printing in Adobe Acrobat to
"fit to printable area")
Mining and Exploration Activity
in the Region of the 1836, 1837, 1842, and 1854 Ceded Territories
- Gidakiiminaan (Our Earth) Language Map with
Mine Sites and Known Ore Deposits. Ojibwe language place names and
operating mines, major exploration areas and known ore deposits.
Compiled by GLIFWC for the 1842, 1837, and the Upper Peninsula sections
of the 1836 ceded territories.
- Major Transportation Networks with Mine Sites and Known Ore Deposits Map. Major transportation networks in the western Lake Superior
region and operating mines, major exploration areas (as of
September 2011) and known ore deposits. These roads, rail, and shipping networks could be used
to transport ore, concentrate, and chemicals used in the mineral
- Known Tribal Resources and Potential Mineral Development Map. The known presence and/or harvest areas of walleye,
musky, and wild rice in relation to operating mines, major
exploration areas (as of September 2011) and known ore deposits. Compiled by GLIFWC as part of its
delegated authority. Wild rice data for the 1854 ceded territory
was provided by the 1854 Treaty Authority.
Mine Impact Analysis
Mining in the Penokee Range
- Using Mapping to Evaluate Impacts of Proposed Mine Projects on
Natural Resources in Areas of Cultural Importance. This poster
describes techniques for presenting tribal concerns on the
impacts of mining from a cultural perspective.
- Methods for Evaluating Indirect Impacts to Wetlands. This
poster describes a method that can be used to assess the effects
of changes in groundwater hydrology to wetland functions and
- Methods for Visual Impact Analysis and Potential Methods for
Defining Areas of Potential Effect. This poster describes ways
to characterize visual impacts of mining as part of a NEPA
process and a Corps Section 106 process.
Comments on Wisconsin Mining Related Legislation