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 North Slope of Alaska is the 230000 [km.sup.2] area north of the crest of the Brooks Range. This area is divided into three regions: the Arctic Coastal Plain, the Arctic Foothills, and the Brooks Range.
Although this hunt wasn't a success by traditional standards, as good fortune would have it, I met another bowhunter named Bill Pettett in the Brooks Range. We have a saying that's used often at the office: "Meet new people, make new friends!" Bill quickly became a great friend.
225 Miles traveled overland in the jacket by Patagonia field-testing director Walker Ferguson during a self-supported, 14-day expedition in Alaska's Brooks Range
Further diversification may stem from the dinosaurs' partial isolation in the north by land barriers, such as the east-west running Brooks Range.
"North of the Brooks Range, the natural gas in the pipeline is proposed to be cooled to below freezing to maintain the stability of thaw-sensitive soils, thereby reducing thaw-related movement of the pipeline," the companies said in filings with regulators.
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.
(a wholly owned subsidiary of TG World) is partnered with operator Brooks Range Petroleum Corp., Alaska Venture Capital Group, Brooks Range Development Corp.
International Resource News-30 September 2009-TG World Energy settles disputes with AVCG and Brooks Range Petroleum(C)2009 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk