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Three Books on Chistochina

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

Chistochina is located at mile 32.7 on the Tok Cutoff to the Glenn Highway, 42 miles northeast of Glennallen. Sinona Creek, Bolder Creek, Chistochina River, and Copper River surround the village. The community lies at approximately 62.565000° North Latitude and -144.664720° West Longitude. (Sec. 16, T009N, R004E, Copper River Meridian.) Chistochina is located in the Chitina Recording District. The climate in Chistochina is continental, characterized by long, cold winters and relatively warm summers. Total annual precipitation averages 13 inches, with annual snowfall averaging 61 inches. Temperature extremes from a low of -62 to a high of 91 °F have been recorded.

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

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

Cheesh’na Tribal Council, Mount Sanford Tribal Consortium, and ASCG Incorporated. 2006. Chistochina comprehensive plan. Anchorage? Alaska: ASCG Inc. Read this book online.

Alaska. 1988. Final report: watering point, Chistochina, Alaska. Juneau, AK: The Department.

Hamilton, John R. 1972. Final report on the domestic water supply and sewage disposal facilities for the village of Chistochina, Alaska. Anchorage, Alaska: U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Service[s] and Mental Health Administration, Indian Health Service, Alaska Area Native Health Service.

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

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