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Three Books on Anderson

This week our “Three Books on …” series takes us to Anderson, Alaska which is home to Clear Air Station. Here is a description of Anderson’s location and climate from the Alaska Communities Database:

Anderson lies on a spur road that spans 6 miles west off the George Parks Highway, 76 miles southwest of Fairbanks and 285 miles north of Anchorage. Clear Air Force Station is located within the city boundaries. The community lies at approximately 64.344170° North Latitude and -149.186940° West Longitude. (Sec. 05, T007S, R008W, Fairbanks Meridian.) Anderson is located in the Nenana Recording District. The area encompasses 46.7 sq. miles of land and 0.5 sq. miles of water. Anderson has a cold, continental climate with maritime influences in the summer. The average high temperature range during July is from 66 to 70 °F. The average low temperature range during January is -6 to -24 °F. Extreme temperatures have been measured, ranging from a low of -63 to a high of 98 °F. Average annual precipitation is 12.7 inches, and average annual snowfall is 49.3 inches.

Looking through WorldCat, we find these three books with Anderson as a subject, among others:

ASCG Incorporated, Bechtol Planning and Development, and Anderson (Alaska). 2003. City of Anderson: comprehensive economic development plan. [Anchorage?]: ASCG Inc.

Anderson (Alaska), and Gary D. Copus. 1983. White paper, a consideration for location of maximum security prison in Anderson. Anderson, Alaska: Anderson.

Anderson (Alaska). 1977. Anderson: an Alaskan community profile. Clear, Alaska: City of Anderson.

Join us next week as our trek through WorldCat takes us to Andreafsky.

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