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Aug 1, 2010 - Flin Flon

‘The City Built on Rock’ Sunday At 54 - 40 north latitude, the town of Flin Flon straddles the Manitoba-Saskatchewan border. The town is firmly anchored to the Canadian Shield. The Chamber of Commerce calls Flin Flon ‘The City Built on Rock’ and one look around makes it obvious why. If you want to dig a hole in Flin Flon you’re going to need more than a shovel! The rock is Precambrian, rich in metals and reluctant to give them up. Workday mornings you might waken to the rumble of blasting. There are two working mines in Flin Flon, and...

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