Images: Nome Gold Dredge Safety Examinations
Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley
Coast Guard inspectors perform a gold dredge safety exam in Nome, Alaska, Aug. 4, 2012. As many as 80 gold dredges have been registered to search for gold in leased individual areas or in a designated open use public zone in the waters off of Nome. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley.