Chilean Miners' Rescue Resources

Miners' Rescue is a Mythic Tale for the Ages

By Sam Johnson

     October 12-13, 2010
The rescue of the “Treinta Tres,” the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped for 70 days at the bottom of the San Jose copper and gold mine, 2,000 feet underground, took 22 hours to complete.
     All 33 were successfully rescued!

     Check the links below for additional information and resources related to this, and other mythic "real life" rescues.


"Baby Jessica" Rescue 20 Years Later

Baby Jessica Rescue Web Page

The Epic Rescue of Jessica McClure (People Magazine),,20193651,00.html

Chilean Miners Rescue Videos & News from CNN

Freed Miners in Chile Tell of Ordeals and Plot New Lives (NY Times)

Top 10 Miraculous Rescues (Time Magazine),28804,1977927_1977934_1977974,00.html

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