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Three Books on Chuathbaluk

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

Chuathbaluk is located on the north bank of the Kuskokwim River, 11 miles upriver from Aniak in the Kilbuk-Kuskokwim mountains. It is 87 air miles northeast of Bethel and 310 miles west of Anchorage. The community lies at approximately 61.571940° North Latitude and -159.245000° West Longitude. (Sec. 10, T017N, R055W, Seward Meridian.) Chuathbaluk is located in the Kuskokwim Recording District. The area encompasses 3.5 sq. miles of land and 1.8 sq. miles of water. A continental climate prevails in Chuathbaluk. Snowfall averages 85 inches per year, with total precipitation of 17 inches per year. Temperatures range from -55 to 87 °F. Heavy winds can cause flight delays in the fall. The Kuskokwim River is ice-free from mid-June through October.

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

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

Krauthoefer, Tracie A., Jim Simon, Michael Coffing, Madel Kerlin, and Wayne Morgan. 2006. The harvest of non-salmon fish by residents of Aniak and Chuathbaluk, Alaska, 2001-2003. Juneau, Alaska: Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game, Division of Subsistence. Read this book online.

Charnley, Susan. 1984. Human ecology of two central Kuskokwim communities: Chuathbaluk and Sleetmute. Juneau, Alaska: Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game, Division of Subsistence. Read this book online.

Charnley, Susan. 1983. Moose hunting in two central Kuskokwim communities, Chuathbaluk and Sleetmute. Bethel, Alaska: Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game, Division of Subsistence. Read this book online.

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

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