Brooks Range


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Brooks Range,

mountain chain, northernmost part of the Rocky Mts., extending about 600 mi (970 km) from east to west across N Alaska. Mt. Chamberlin, 9,020 ft (2,749 m) high, near the Canadian border, is the highest peak. Rugged, barren, snow-covered, and uninhabited, Brooks Range separates the oil-rich Arctic Ocean coastal plain from the Yukon River basin. An oil pipeline was built across the range in 1977; it begins at Prudhoe Bay in the north and extends to the port of Valdez, in S Alaska.

Brooks Range

a mountain range in N Alaska. Highest peak: Mount Isto, 2761 m (9058 ft.)
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The flowback confirms reservoir assumptions as well as facility design parameters, and Brooks Range anticipates development of the new field will accelerate as a direct result.
An 800-mile gas pipeline would cross Alaska north to south in permafrost--ground that remains frozen year-round --for the first 180 miles or so, then through soil that gradually warms south of the Brooks Range.
When the road ends, I board an 8-seater plane and head into the remote Brooks Range, where I meet with locals and learn about their lifestyle.
Of special note is an appendix providing the reader with a framework for a tour of North Slope natural history features along the Dalton Highway running between the Brooks Range with Prudhoe Bay and the Arctic Ocean.
She decides to go with teaching -- until the Department of Education chairman makes a last-minute, off-the-cuff remark about wishing he could see the arctic Brooks Range some day.
For example, back in the day the entire Brooks Range in Alaska would have been used as a location where today, this may be drilled down into more specific drainages.
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International Resource News-30 September 2009-TG World Energy settles disputes with AVCG and Brooks Range Petroleum(C)2009 ENPublishing - http://www.
In the Brooks Range, ferns And cairns become abundant; giant sloths are joyous on the Plessur.
Combining early Western accounts with ethnohistory, Brown, a veteran historian and policymaker of the National Park Service in Alaska, offers a social history of the Koyukuk region of northern Alaska, including the Native groups that make the central Brooks Range their home, illustrated with more than 100 b&w historical photos and maps.
In 1929-30 he bestowed the name at the mountain portal leading to the inner recesses of the Brooks Range for what would later become Gates of the Arctic National Park in Alaska.