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Nome and Seward Peninsula

Harrison, E. S.

Nome and Seward Peninsula

history, description, biographies and stories.

by Harrison, E. S.

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Published by E.S. Harrison in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nome, Cape -- Description and travel,
  • Seward Peninsula (Alaska) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources,inc., 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 16131)

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 16131.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination392 p.
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17570205M

    The Souvenir Edition of Harrison's collection of history, biographies, and stories concerning Nome and the surrounding Seward Peninsula of Alaska. Lot Amendments. Condition: Touches of wear to leather, rubbing to ends of spine and edges of boards, full inch of bottom of spine loose and laid inside volume in envelope; occasional foxing and. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Nome and Seward Peninsula; a book of information about northwestern Harrison, Edward Sanford, View full .

    Set at the tip of the Seward Peninsula and overlooking the Bering Sea, Nome may well be Alaska’s most exciting destination for independent adventurers. It’s about as far away as you can get in Alaska while still enjoying the conveniences of the modern world. Nome is a city on the southern Seward Peninsula coast on Norton Sound of the Bering is in the Nome Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.. The city of Nome claims to be home to the world's largest gold the Canadian city of Quesnel, British Columbia also says they do.. In the winter of , there was a diphtheria epidemic among Inuit in the Nome Area: Nome.

    Nome, Alaska. Located on the southern Seward Peninsula Coast on Norton Sound of the Bering Sea, Nome is an important fixture for Northwest Alaska. In , Nome was the most populous city in Alaska. During the Gold Rush, population was estimated at alm with . Whether you are discovering the Seward Peninsula for the first time or know its crannies well, a trip along the roadways may spark new ways of seeing and appreciating the interconnections of wildlife, people, and the land. Wildlife Viewing by Road. Teller Highway .


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Nome and Seward Peninsula by Edward Sanford Harrison,The Metropolitan Press edition, in English - Souvenir :   Nome and Seward Peninsula: A Book of Information About Northwestern Alaska [Harrison, Edward Sanford] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Nome and Seward Peninsula: A Book of Information About Northwestern Alaska/5(2).

Nome and Seward Peninsula: History, Description, Biographies and Stories Hardcover – Octo by Edward Sanford Harrison (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 20 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from 1/5(1). Nome lies on the Seward Peninsula, jutting into the Bering Sea. It’s a frontier town in a world where few such curiosities remain.

Accessible only by boat and airplane, bordered on the West and South by the Bering Sea, and the North and East by miles of trackless wilderness, Nome is a fascinating and challenging destination.

Nome (/ ˈ n oʊ m /; Inupiaq: Siqnazuaq IPA: [siqnɐzuɑq]) is a city in the Nome Census Area in the Unorganized Borough of Alaska, United city is located on the southern Seward Peninsula coast on Norton Sound of the Bering the population was estimated at 3, a rise from the 3, recorded in the Census, up from 3, in Census Area: Nome.

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Brand new: lowest price. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable). Additional Physical Format: Print version: Harrison, E.S. (Edward Sanford), b. Nome and Seward Peninsula. Seattle, Wash.: [s.n.], (DLC)   In reference to how quickly and virulently influenza impacted the small villages of Alaska’s northwest corner, Crosby states in his book that “the Spanish flu did to Nome and the Seward Peninsula what the Black Death did to century Europe.” Crosby estimated that 8 percent of the Alaska Native population died from the flu.

Set at the tip of the Seward Peninsula and overlooking the Bering Sea, Nome is Alaska’s most exciting destination for independent adventurers. It’s about as far away as you can get in Alaska while still enjoying the conveniences of the modern world.

It offers an incredible mix of Native culture, rugged Alaskan adventure, dramatic scenery. With a rich history of gold rushes, a diphtheria epidemic and dogsled races, Nome made an amazing place to set a book series.

Located on the southern coast of the Seward Peninsula, Nome hasn’t always been the easiest place to get to. In the early s a person basically had two choices: dog sled or ship.

The official website of Nome, Alaska. COVID Community Information The City of Nome's COVID Information section features information about changes in city operations and feature various local, state and federal resources related to the Novel Coronavirus. The Seward Peninsula is a large peninsula on the western coast of the U.S.

state of sticks out about kilometers ( mi) into the Bering is just below the Arctic peninsula is about miles ( km) long and 90 to miles ( to km) wide. NOME AND THE SEWARD PENINSULA (Historic Information) With the word Nome nearly every American associates the idea of gold, Alaskan gold.

In this the people are right, for the gold production of Seward Peninsula, the general name given to the Nome region, aggregated to the enormous sum of $50, a materially larger output than any other Alaskan district has yielded.

Seward Peninsula, peninsula in western Alaska, is situated between Kotzebue Sound (north) and Norton Sound (south). The peninsula, which covers ab square miles (53, square km), is about miles ( km) long by miles ( km) wide; its. Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world.

Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone. Seward Peninsula Real Estate, Inc. is an Alaska Business Corporation filed on Decem The company's filing status is listed as Involuntarily Dissolved and its File Number is D.

The Registered Agent on file for this company is Robert L Fagerstrom and is located at Po BoxNome, AK Founded: Nome, city, western Alaska, U.S.A port on the Bering Sea’s Norton Sound, the city is situated on the southern shore of Seward is some miles ( km) northwest of Anchorage and miles ( km) east of the U.S.-Russian border.

Before European contact the area had been inhabited solely by Eskimos. The discovery (September ) of gulch gold at nearby Anvil Creek resulted in. Plan & Book Your Dream Trip. Get Bob's Newsletter The Alaska Map About My Dream Trip. Nome Wildlife Viewing Spots. All five species of Pacific salmon return to Seward Peninsula waterways each year, and sport fish such as Arctic grayling, Arctic char, Dolly Varden, Northern pike, and burbot make their home in.Nome National Forest_RA Alaska; Abandoned Christmas trees make up the Nome National Forest on the frozen Norton Sound ice.

Locals and tourists alike visit the area with their kids for photo opportunities in a mostly treeless region of the historical St. Joseph's Catholic Church, built inabandoned by the Jesuits in the 's, used as storage.Nome rests on the southern coast of the Seward Peninsula in western Alaska, along the Norton Sound Take a drive on mile Council Road along Nome's beautiful wild coast.

In the summer months, species of birds migrate into Nome. And in autumn, migrating cranes and swans again fill the skies on their journey south.