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Three Books on Chignik Lake

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

Chignik Lake is located on the south side of the Alaska Peninsula next to the body of water of the same name. It lies 13 miles from Chignik, 265 miles southwest of Kodiak, and 474 miles southwest of Anchorage. The community lies at approximately 56.255370° North Latitude and -158.761750° West Longitude.  Chignik Lake is located in the Aleutian Islands Recording District. The maritime climate of Chignik Lake is characterized by cool summers and relatively warm, rainy winters. Summer temperatures range from 39 to 60 °F. Winter temperatures range from 21 to 50 °F. Extreme temperatures, ranging from a low of -12 to a high of 76 °F, have been recorded. Precipitation averages 127 inches annually, with an average annual snowfall of 58 inches.

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

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

Alaska Area Native Health Service. 2000. Transfer agreement/final report, sanitation facilities construction, village of Chignik Lake, Alaska: project no. AN 94-A19. Anchorage, Alaska: The Division. Read this book online at http://www.commerce.state.ak.us/dca/plans/ChignikLake-SMP-2000.pdf.

Harrell, Joan. 1982. Final report, sanitation facilities construction, village of Chignik Lake, Alaska. Anchorage, Alaska: U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Services Administration, Indian Health Service, Alaska Area Native Health Service, Environmental Health Branch.

United States. 1971. Chignik Lake, Alaska: final environmental impact statement. S.l: s.n.

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

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