How Do You Locate an Abandoned Mine?


Quick Answer

To locate an abandoned mine, go to www.abandonedmines.gov. There is a map with the locations of abandoned mines. Additional information is available, such as information about safety precautions.

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  1. Go to www.abandonedmines.gov

    Go to the government database of abandoned mines at www.abandonedmines.gov.

  2. There is a map on the home page

    There is a map on the home page with locations of abandoned mines. The government explains the safety issues of abandoned mines which are serious.

  3. Contact the Bureau of Land Management

    Refer to the Bureau of Land Management for additional information and questions. At the bottom of the webpage is a link "Contact Us."

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