Brooks Range


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Brooks Range

A mountain chain of northern Alaska within the Arctic Circle. The northernmost section of the Rocky Mountains, it rises to about 2,749 m (9,020 ft) in the eastern part of the range.

Brooks Range

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(Placename) a mountain range in N Alaska. Highest peak: Mount Isto, 2761 m (9058 ft)

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a mountain range in N Alaska, forming a watershed between the Yukon River and the Arctic Ocean: highest peak, 9239 ft. (2815 m).
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As the road descends from the pass, it enters the North Slope, a giant floodplain crossed by north-flowing rivers birthed in the Brooks Range that drain into the Beaufort Sea.
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.
The Comprehensive Conservation Plan recommends wilderness designation of three Wilderness Study Areas, the Coastal Plain along the Beaufort Sea, the Western Brooks Range and the Porcupine Plateau, encompassing nearly all non-wilderness lands inside the refuge.
A Billion-Dollar Driveway," Seth Kantner's earnest plea to keep mining and the roads that mines require out of the pristine Brooks Range, is a real cry in the wilderness.
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.
Dave Metz spent seven months traversing Alaska's Brooks Range on foot with two of his dogs, The 1,200-mile journey is the focus of his discussion tonight at Eugene's REI store at 7 p.
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.
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In the Brooks Range, ferns And cairns become abundant; giant sloths are joyous on the Plessur.
For most other bush communities, from Arctic Village in the Brooks Range to Ruby on the central Yukon River, bush planes and the intrepid men who pilot them are the only lifeline.