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Me·sa·bi Range

 (mə-sä′bē)
A series of low hills in northeast Minnesota. Extensive iron ore deposits were discovered here in 1887.

Me•sa′bi Range′

(məˈsɑ bi)
n.
a range of low hills in NE Minnesota, noted for major iron-ore deposits.
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Noun1.Mesabi Range - a range of hills in northeastern Minnesota where rich iron ore deposits were discovered in 1887Mesabi Range - a range of hills in northeastern Minnesota where rich iron ore deposits were discovered in 1887
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9-billion iron mine, processing mill, and direct-reduction production plant in Nashwauk on the Mesabi Iron Range.
The company is under contract to manage environmental hazards, such as blowing dust, at a major taconite mining region on the Mesabi Iron Range in Minnesota.
My home town of Virginia, Minnesota, on the Mesabi Iron Range, is best known for its iron ore and as the home of the Virginia and Rainy Lake Lumber Company, for a time the largest white pine sawmill in the world.
The company also announced that its board of directors has approved a deal to participate with Kobe Steel on a $235 million iron making plant in the Mesabi iron range in Minnesota.
On the Mesabi iron range where she lived, most jobs available to women paid less than it cost to cover the rent.
One of these villages with surrounding mining locations was Franklin, Minnesota, a tiny community adjacent to the city of Virginia, Minnesota, on the eastern end of the Mesabi Iron Range.
However, recent cases at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Mitsubishi, Texaco, the Eveleth Taconite Mine in the Mesabi Iron Range and elsewhere show that sexism and racism run rampant in US workplaces in 1996.
More important for the future of the Michigan iron-mining industry was the fact that the rich ores of Minnesota's Mesabi Iron Range, which were mainly responsible for that state's leadership, were mined by the open-pit method, a method that was only rarely used in Michigan by the beginning of the twentieth century.
To clarify, Minnesota Power, headquartered in Duluth, is the electric utility serving northeast Minnesota's Mesabi Iron Range, which provides the bulk of the nation's iron ore pellets.
Longyear sank the first diamond drill hole on Minnesota's Mesabi Iron Range, breaking ground for a drilling empire.