Ukpiagvik: The Place I Hunted Snowy Owls

Grant, Dave
February 2006
Underwater Naturalist;2006, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p4
Academic Journal
The article relates the visit of the author to Barrow, Alaska. It lies at the edge of the Arctic Coastal Plain, west of Prudhoe Bay and the Arctic National Wildlife Preserve and 330 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Barrow is considered the largest municipal government in the world. The author visited several beaches in Barrow. They are composed of smooth gravel and sand as well as large blocks of grounded, shore-fast ice. In preparing for the trip, the author packed energy-rich hiking snacks due to the high price of food in Alaska.


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