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Three books on Copper Center

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

Copper Center is located between miles 101 and 105 of the Richardson Highway. It is on the west bank of the Copper River at the confluence of the Klutina River. It lies just west of the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. The community lies at approximately 61.955000° North Latitude and -145.305280° West Longitude. (Sec. 18, T002N, R001E, Copper River Meridian.) Copper Center is located in the Chitina Recording District. Copper Center is located in the continental climate zone. Winters are long and cold, and summers are relatively warm. Temperature extremes have been recorded from a low of -74 to a high of 96 °F. Annual snowfall averages 39 inches, and total precipitation averages 9 inches per year.

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

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

Cole, Terrence. 1993. History of the Copper Center Region. Washington, D.C.: Covington & Burling.
 
Reckord, Holly. 1979. A case study of Copper Center, Alaska. [Anchorage]: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Office.
 
Kozely, Lado A. 1963. Copper Center. Anchorage: Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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

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