Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Gates of Arctic National Park and Preserve, Alaska

gates of arctic national park and preserve
Mountains, Arrigetch Peaks Headwaters of Arrigetch Creek Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska.
This vast tundra contains six designated wild rivers and many lakes and rivers yet unnamed. Broad valleys contarst with razor-like Arrigetch Peaks and turreted Mt. Igikpak, high point of central and western Brook Range. Here, 324 km(200 miles) northwest of Fairbanks, is habibat vital to the arctic caribou, grizzly bear, sheep, moose, wolves and raptors. Created by U.S Congress on Dec 2, 1980.

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