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Nome and Seward Peninsula

history, description, biographies and stories

by Edward Sanford Harrison

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Published by The Metropolitan Press in Seattle .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby E.S. Harrison.
The Physical Object
Pagination392 p., [42] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14030896M

  This indoor climbing wall isn't meant to compete with those in larger cities; it does, however, afford people in Nome the opportunity to get a little workout. It's possible that this is the northernmost climbing wall in the U.S. The recreation department has climbing shoes and harnesses available if you forgot yours.


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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. 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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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. APA citation style: Historic American Buildings Survey, C.

() Iditarod Trail Shelter Cabins, Seward to Nome, Seward, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Cape Nome Golovin Kenai Peninsula Borough Knik Koyukuk Census Area Matanuska Moses Point Nikolai Nome Nome Census Area Port Safety Seward Skwentna Solomon Susitna Borough Yukon, Explore voyage E from NOME (Alaska) to SEWARD (Anchorage, Alaska) on 14 Sep in Silver Cloud and experience luxury cruising.

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 ofthere 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.

InNome 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. Alaska’s Seward Peninsula where Nome is located is a beautiful sub-arctic region of mountains, tundra, and remote valleys. Alaska birders will find the region rich in rare and unusual species and outdoor enthusiasts will love the nature and pristine environment of this area.

Animal lovers may see musk ox (a species left over from prehistoric. Alaska; Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) bulls combat over dominance of the herd on the autumn tundra of the Seward Peninsula, outside of Nome.

Muskox, called omingmak meaning "the animal with skin lake a beard" by the local Inupiaq people. Nome. You will also find animal and habitat descriptions and a glimpse at the type of year-round animal and human activities that few visitors ever see.

Whether you are discovering the Seward Peninsula for the first time or know its crannies well, you may find this guidebook and a trip along the roadwaysFile Size: 5MB.

Nome's Iditarod Festival begins a week after the start and continues as the mushers trickle in. Things to do. Nome may only be accessible by air or sea, but once there you can explore miles of roads that connect to other communities on the Seward Peninsula and wind through tundra, mountains and coastal plains along the way.

Get this from a library. The archaeology of Cape Nome, Alaska. [John R Bockstoce] -- Review of past and present knowledge, and detailed account of excavations and archaeological findings.

The city of Nome is in Northwest Alaska, on the Seward Peninsula. Nome is a coastal Bering Sea community located on the northern coast of the Norton Sound. Nome is not serviced by the Alaska Highway system, so can only be reached by air or via water and some snowmobile/dogsled trails.

There are no ferries that serve Nome. Nome (Siqnazuaq in Iñupiaq) is a city in the Nome Census Area in the Unorganized Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska, located on the southern Seward Peninsula coast on Norton Sound of the Bering Sea.

According to a State of Alaska certification, the city population was 3, By next year, the population had risen to 3, The Seward Peninsula is located on the western shores of Alaska, just below the Arctic Circle. It is a remnant of the Bering Land Bridge that connected Alaska with Siberia many years ago.

Nome is the primary Alaska town on the Peninsula, with the Norton Sound to. Explore voyage E from SEWARD (Anchorage, Alaska) to NOME (Alaska) on 23 Jul in Silver Explorer and experience luxury cruising. Seward Peninsula: | ||| | | The |Seward Peninsula| is a large peninsula on the western coa World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.Today, Nome survives on small-scale gold mining, tourism, and as a regional center for the Seward Peninsula.

Many visitors try their luck at panning for gold along the beaches here. Nome is a good place to buy ivory and other artwork in the various gift shops, along with imported crafts from Russia.Nome (Siqnazuaq in U.S.

state of city is located on the southern Seward Peninsula coast on Norton Sound of the Bering ing to the Census, the city population was 3,The population estimate was 3, suggesting a slight increase.

Nome was incorporated on April 9,and was once the most populous city in Alaska. Nome lies within the region of the Bering.