Kirkland Lake

a town in E Ontario, in S Canada: gold-mining center. 12,219.

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      town, Timiskaming district, eastern Ontario, Canada. It is situated 125 miles (200 km) north-northwest of North Bay. Since the discovery of gold in the vicinity in 1911, at the time of the construction of the Ontario Northland Railway, the town has grown to become one of Canada's largest gold producers. During the bonanza years of 1927–28, dozens of mines sprang up along its “Golden Mile,” including Kirkland Lake, Teck-Hughes, Lake Shore, Wright-Hargreaves, Sylvanite, Macassa, Toburn, and Golden Gate. Tourism has become increasingly important. Pop. (2006) 8,248.

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