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Three books on Coldfoot

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

Coldfoot is located at the mouth of Slate Creek on the east bank of the Middle Fork Koyukuk River. It lies at mile 175 of the Dalton Highway, formerly known as the North Slope Haul Road. The community lies at approximately 67.256390° North Latitude and -150.184170° West Longitude. (Sec. 16, T028N, R012W, Fairbanks Meridian.) Coldfoot is located in the Fairbanks Recording District. The area encompasses 37.0 sq. miles of land and 0.0 sq. miles of water. The climate of the area is strongly continental. Temperatures range from -14 to 50 °F. Annual precipitation averages 10 inches, and snowfall averages 63 inches per year.

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

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

Will, Susan M. 1981. Coldfoot, an historic mining community on the middle fork of the Koyukuk River, Alaska. Fairbanks, Alaska: Yukon Resource Area, Bureau of Land Management.

Join us next week as our trek through WorldCat takes us to College, AK home of many university students and faculty, as one might expect.

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