Far to the North - Photographs From the Brooks Range
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Published by Far to the North Press .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL8590008M
ISBN 100977102807
ISBN 109780977102808
OCLC/WorldCa62782623

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Far to the North: Photographs from the Brooks Range at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(4). Not just the ultimate mountains for their northernmost location on the North American continent, the Brooks Range also is one of the world's last, great, unspoiled wildernesses. A land of environmental and cultural extremes, its impressions on those who visit or reside there is as far-ranging as humankind's effect on the Range itself. Thousands of caribou migrate through the Brooks Range area each year. They travel through millions of acres of wilderness park lands in the Cape Krusenstern National Monument, Kobuk Valley National Park, Noatak National Preserve, Selawik National Wildlife Refuge, Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The brooks range stretches miles from west to east across northern Alaska into Canada. While mostly uninhabited and not accessible by road, the range is transected by the Dalton Highway and Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline, both of which pass through Alaska’s highest roadway pass, Atigun Pass and on to the North Slope and Prudhoe Bay.

The History of the Central Brooks Range uses rare primary sources in order to provide a chronological examination and history of the Koyukuk region—including anthropological descriptions of the Native groups that make the Central Brooks Range and its surroundings their home. The history of early exploration, mining, and the Klondike all overflow into the story of the Koyukuk region and its. The range is a watershed between the Yukon River drainage (south) and that of the Arctic Ocean (north). Anaktuvuk Pass (2, feet [ metres]), near its centre, is the main means of access from the Yukon lowlands. The Prudhoe Bay region, on the coastal plain (North Slope) at the northern base of the range, has vast reserves of oil. To the. The Brooks Range is a mountain range in far northern North America stretching some miles from west to east across northern Alaska into Canada's Yukon Territory. Witmer, Dennis "Far to the North: Photographs from the Brooks Range" Far to the North Press () ISBN ; Kauffmann, John M. "Alaska's Brooks Range: The Ultimate Mountains" (Second Edition) Mountaineers Books () ISBN

  Brooks Range Meets the North Slope miles north of the Arctic Circle the rugged Brooks Range give way to the Arctic North Slope. The short-cropped walking-tundra provides sweeping views of the soaring Brooks Range peaks and some of the best trail-less cross country hiking on Earth.   new E-Book Two in the Far North For Kindle. udale-hansquine. Trumps armada was far from North Korea during tension. MegMcreynolds. [New] Far to the North: Photographs from the Brooks Range Exclusive Online. Xeuxuhr. Far north Queensland police help nine-year-old with cerebral palsy. TopV. Vaccination of livestock. The western Brooks Range is the most remote and untraveled part of Alaska. Unknown of the unknown, home of the , strong Western Arctic Caribou herd. You almost certainly will not encounter other parties (or even footprints) on any of our western Brooks Range trips. Expect encounters with wildlife. The Brooks Range is a mountain range in far northern North America. It stretches from west to east across northern Alaska and into Canada's Yukon Territory, a total distance of about km ( mi). The mountains top out at over 2, m (9, ft). The range is .