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Three Books on Clark’s Point

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

Clark’s Point is located on a spit on the northeastern shore of Nushagak Bay, 15 miles from Dillingham and 337 miles southwest of Anchorage. The community lies at approximately 58.844170° North Latitude and -158.550830° West Longitude. (Sec. 25, T015S, R056W, Seward Meridian.) Clark’s Point is located in the Bristol Bay Recording District. The area encompasses 3.1 sq. miles of land and 0.9 sq. miles of water. Clark’s Point is located in a climatic transition zone. The primary influence is maritime, although the arctic climate also affects the region. Average summer temperatures range from 37 to 66 °F. Average winter temperatures range from 4 to 30 °F. Average annual precipitation is 20 to 26 inches, and annual snowfall averages 82 inches. Fog and low clouds are common during winter months. The Nushagak Bay is ice-free from June through mid-November.

You can learn more about Clark’s Point by reading their full profile from the Alaska Community Database.

Looking through WorldCat, we find these three books with Clark’s Point as a subject, among others:

McMahan, J. David. 2000. Data recovery at XNB-055, a Norton tradition site at Clarks Point, Alaska (project no. 51352). Anchorage, Alaska (550 W. 7th Ave., Suite 1310, Anchorage 99501-3561): Office of History and Archaeology, Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation, Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources.

Seitz, Jody. 1996. The use of fish and wildlife in Clark’s Point, Alaska. Juneau: Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game, Division of Subsistence. Read this book online.

Clark’s Point, Alaska: village study, 1966. 1966. Alaska?: Bureau of Indian Affairs?.

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

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