Leetso, the Yellow Monster: Uranium Mining on the Colorado Plateau

Quartaroli MaryLynn, Northern Arizona University

This fact sheet provides a brief account of uranium mining on the Colorado Plateau. Topics include the uranium rush and dealing with the uranium. Links within the text lead to additional information about related topic in this area. Also included on this site is a search box which enables users to search any topic on the Land Use History of the Colorado Plateau web pages, of which this resource is a part, and links to further research and resources.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Environmental Science:Waste:Radioactive Waste, Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geochemistry, Biogeoscience, Environmental Science
Topics: Solid Earth:Geochemistry, Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Energy/Material cycles