Images: Nome Gold Dredge Safety Examinations
Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley
A gold dredge is operated in the turbulent seas off shore of Nome, Alaska, Aug. 4, 2012. Miners combat wavers, currents and cold water in the search for gold in the legendary sands and seas of Nome. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley.