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The Iron Range

Title: Map of the Iron Range
Type: Map
Date: 1927
Source: Josiah Spurr

Description: This map shows where the iron deposits lie on the Mesabi Range.

Map of the Iron Range

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  1. Where was the town of Hibbing located compared to the region called South Hibbing?



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  2. When Hibbing finished moving to the South Hibbing region by 1927, how much of the town was then on top of iron deposits?



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  4. Why didn't people in old Hibbing just build their home in South Hibbing instead of over the iron deposits?



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  5. Why would anyone start a town somewhere where they knew they would eventually have to move it?



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