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Three Books on Buckland

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

Buckland is located on the west bank of the Buckland River, about 75 miles southeast of Kotzebue. The community lies at approximately 65.979720° North Latitude and -161.123060° West Longitude. (Sec. 26, T007N, R012W, Kateel River Meridian.) Buckland is located in the Cape Nome Recording District. The area encompasses 1.2 sq. miles of land and 0.2 sq. miles of water. Buckland is located in the transitional climate zone, which is characterized by long, cold winters and cool summers. Temperatures range from -60 to the 85 °F. Annual precipitation averages 9 inches, and annual snowfall averages 40 inches. Crosswinds can restrict flying during the winter.

You can learn more about Buckland by reading their full profile from the Alaska Community Database.

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

United States. 2004. Environmental infrastructure, Buckland, Alaska: environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact. [Alaska]: US Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District.

Polarconsult Alaska, Inc, and Alaska Energy Authority. 1989. Buckland field trip report, August 25, 1989. Anchorage, Alaska (1503 W. 33rd Ave., Anchorage 99503): Polarconsult Alaska, Inc.

Native Village of Buckland (Association). 1951. Constitution and by-laws of the Native Village of Buckland, Alaska, ratified December 30, 1950. Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Off.

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

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