Three books on Crooked Creek

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

Crooked Creek is located on the north bank of the Kuskokwim River at its junction with Crooked Creek. It lies in the Kilbuk-Kuskokwim Mountains 50 miles northeast of Aniak, 141 miles northeast of Bethel, and 275 miles west of Anchorage. The community lies at approximately 61.870000° North Latitude and -158.110830° West Longitude. (Sec. 32, T021N, R048W, Seward Meridian.) Crooked Creek is located in the Fairbanks Recording District. A continental climate prevails in the area. Snowfall averages 85 inches per year, with total precipitation averaging 17 inches per year. Temperatures range from -59 to 94 °F. High winds often cause flight delays in the fall and winter. The Kuskokwim is ice-free from mid-June through October.

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

Looking through WorldCat, we find these three books about Crooked Creek, among others.

HDR Alaska, Inc, and Crooked Creek (Alaska). 2002. Village of Crooked Creek sanitation facilities master plan. Anchorage, AK: HDR Alaska, Inc.
Brelsford, Taylor, Raymond Peterson, and Terry L. Haynes. 1987. An overview of resource use patterns in three central Kuskowim communities Aniak, Crooked Creek and Red Devil. Fairbanks, Alaska: Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game, Division of Subsistence.

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