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Resources tagged with "Northwest Alaska"

Issues tagged Northwest Alaska

Chukchi Sea Oil and Gas Development: (Note: Given the events of late 2015 as detailed below, we stopped updating this article at that time)SummaryOffshore drilling for oil and gas in Alaska's Chukchi Sea has both great economic potential and a significant risk of adverse environmental impact. ... [read-more]
Lik Zinc Prospect: Summary Lik Prospect GET PHOTO Aerial photo of the Lik Prospect The Lik prospect, in northwest Alaska, is under exploration as a possible zinc/lead/silver mine by a small Canadian company called Zazu Metals Corporation, in collaboration with Teck Resources Limited.  ... [read-more]
Project Chariot: No harbor here GET PHOTO Project Charriot would have created an industrial harbor here by detonating underground nuclear bombs. In the late 1950s, the US Atomic Energy Commission initiated a plan called "Operation Plowshare", which sought to find peaceful uses ... [read-more]
Red Dog Mine: Outline Summary History and Geology Mining Techniques and Waste Disposal Aqqaluk Project Employment and Revenue Sharing Environmental Concerns Latest News Summary The Red Dog Mine is a zinc and lead mine in northern Alaska, located about 80 miles north of ... [read-more]
Upper Kobuk Mineral Project (formerly "Ambler Prospect"): SummaryThe Upper Kobuk Mineral Project seeks to develop large and remote copper/zinc/gold/silver deposits in the northwestern Arctic.  NovaCopper currently proposes to build a major open pit, truck-and-shovel mine at the prospect.Exploration of the prospect has focused on two areas, the ... [read-more]

Journeys tagged Northwest Alaska

The Chukchi Sea at Toddler Speed: Read about it in Small Feet, Big Land: Adventure, Home, and Family on the Edge of Alaska - October 2013 We were out for a month, trekking a week at a time between villages. We walked and paddled around 300 ... [read-more]

Photos tagged Northwest Alaska

Cape Lisburne to Pt. Hope
Cape Lisburne to Pt. Hope
Cape Lisburne to Pt. Hope
Cape Lisburne to Pt. Hope
Cape Lisburne to Pt. Hope
Cape Lisburne to Pt. Hope
Cape Lisburne to Pt. Hope
Cape Lisburne to Pt. Hope
Cape Lisburne to Pt. Hope