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Three Books on Cantwell

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

Cantwell is located on the George Parks Highway at the west end of the Denali Highway, 211 miles north of Anchorage and 28 miles south of Denali (Mount McKinley) Park. Part of the community is located on the Alaska Railroad. The areas known as Kantishna and Carlo Creek are located nearby. The community lies at approximately 63.391670° North Latitude and -148.950830° West Longitude. (Sec. 31, T017S, R007W, Fairbanks Meridian.) Cantwell is located in the Nenana Recording District. The climate in Cantwell is continental, characterized by long, cold winters and relatively warm summers. Total annual precipitation averages 15 inches, and annual snowfall averages 78 inches. Extreme temperatures ranging from a low of -54 to a high of 89 °F have been recorded.

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

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

Simeone, William E. 2002. Wild resource harvests and uses by residents of Cantwell, Alaska, 2000. Juneau: Division of Subsistence, Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game.

Rebne, Brenda. 2000. Cantwell Native village history. Alaska: s.l.].

Frank Orth & Associates, HARZA-EBASCO Susitna Joint Venture, Alaska Power Authority, and United States. 1984. Cantwell household survey report. [Anchorage, Alaska]: Alaska Power Authority.

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

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