# 30230

HOOPER, Colin

[NEW GUINEA; MINING] Misima

$25.00 AUD

[Australia] : Misima Mines Ltd., 2003. Quarto (295 mm), pictorial wrappers, pp 98, profusely illustrated in colour and b/w, maps, statistical tables, bibliography; a very good copy.

Misima Island is situated in the Louisiade Archipelago, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. This publication was commissioned by the Australian gold mining company Misima Mines Limited as a form of public relations exercise; it provides an overview of Misima’s colonial past, the history of gold prospecting and mining on the island, and a study of how its company has softened the environmental and social impacts of its own mining operations.

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