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Three Books on Anvik

This week our “Three Books on …” series takes us to Anvik. Here is a description of Anvik’s location and climate from the Alaska Communities Database:

Anvik is located in Interior Alaska on the Anvik River, west of the Yukon River, 34 miles north of Holy Cross. The community lies at approximately 62.656110° North Latitude and -160.206670° West Longitude. (Sec. 29, T030N, R058W, Seward Meridian.) Anvik is located in the Kuskokwim Recording District. The area encompasses 9.5 sq. miles of land and 2.4 sq. miles of water. The climate of Anvik is continental. Temperatures range from -60 to 87 °F. Total precipitation averages 21 inches per year, and snowfall averages 110 inches per year. The Yukon River is ice-free from June through October.

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

Geier, Hans T., Carol E. Lewis, and Joshua Greenberg. 1997. Community and economic profile for the villages of Grayling, Anvik, Shageluk, and Holy Cross. Fairbanks, Alaska: Dept. of Resources Management, Experiment Station, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

Frank Moolin & Associates, and Alaska Energy Authority. 1991. Anvik waste heat recovery: report and concept design. [Alaska?]: Frank Moolin & Associates.

Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews. 1921. A narrative of the Ten’a of Anvik, Alaska. Austria: s.n.

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

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