President Woodrow Wilson established Katmai National Monument in 1918 to preserve the "Valley of 10,000 Smokes," so named when the Novarupta Volcano filled the valley with a 100- to 700-foot-deep ash flow.

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The proposed Pebble Mine, with its open pits, massive mining district, and network of roads, would industrialize the pristine Bristol Bay watershed, including Katmai and Lake Clark National Parks & Preserves, and introduce catastrophic risks.

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