Abandoned Mine Site on Galena Creek in the Barker Mining District, MT

Abandoned mine site on Galena Creek in the Barker mining district in central Montana

Detailed Description

Abandoned mine sites such as this one on Galena Creek in the Barker mining district in central Montana can be the source of toxic metals in streams. Galena Creek is a tributary to Dry Fork Belt Creek and is the source of the metals at the site where scientists conducted fish toxicity experiments on Dry Fork Belt Creek.

Details

Image Dimensions: 525 x 700

Date Taken:

Location Taken: MT, US

Credits

U.S. Geolological Survey