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Department of State Lands Records Guide

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Delta On to South Slough estuary


Rotary Drill Rig

A truck mounted rotary drill rig operating on state-owned lands in circa 1984. The Department of State Lands is responsible for the management, leasing, and sale of state-owned mineral rights on approximately 3 million acres throughout Oregon. Among the minerals produced on state-owned land are gold, rock, diatomite and natural gas. (Department of State Lands Records, Publications, Biennial Report, 1980-1982, pg. 5)

Delta On to South Slough estuary

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