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)

Brooks′ Range′


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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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The original panelled master bedroom has elm floorboards and the adjacent shower room has been refurbished, and fitted with a Lefroy Brooks range, including a frameless walk-in glass shower cubicle.
An author with myriad backpacking adventures, Wilkins focused his treks in and around Gates of the Arctic National Park in Alaska in the Brooks Range.
Here, we aimed to assess the state of shrub presence along the TAPS north of the Brooks Range, Alaska.
In a novel approach, Natalie Boelman, an ecologist at Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, and her colleagues set out microphones in the foothills of Alaska's Brooks Range to eavesdrop on two particular species that fly in each spring to mate and raise their young: white-crowned sparrows and Lapland longspurs.
Two summers ago, when my daughter and I backpacked over Alaska's Brooks Range and canoed out to the Arctic Ocean, we were scared sometimes.
River guides Jason Rice and Tim Thoren will lead a free talk and slideshow titled "Adventuring in the Brooks Range of Alaska" at 7 p.m.
My wife and I just got back from a tough backpack hunt in Alaska's Brooks Range, well north of the Arctic Circle.
North 67 currently owns 230 contiguous mining claims covering approximately 36,800 acres in a remote area at the eastern end of the Ambler mineral belt in the Brooks Range, Alaska, and also owns 57 mining claims covering approximately 9,100 acres in the northwest region of the Ambler belt.
In March 2012,1 was able to secure (through a cancellation) a Dali sheep hunt in Alaska's Brooks Range! I was finally headed to Alaska to hunt that "white sheep of the North" as I had envisioned so many times over the years.
They conclude this region was a continental margin, and strengthen ties between the Nome Complex (particularly the Layered sequence) and other areas of the terrane (especially the Brooks Range).
"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.