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Ice Fishing Day Tour
"Begin your ice fishing day with pick-up at your Fairbanks accommodation. Let the local guide take the stress out of driving and save on those additional costs. From there you will enjoy a scenic drive to the premier ice fishing spots on selected lakes in acquire the old native skills of ice fishing from an experienced guide.While catching fish in a warm hut on a beautiful lake you can still safely enjoy the brisk clear air and peaceful environment of Interior Alaska: home to some of the best ice fishing this state has to offer.Enjoy a warm cooked fish lunch which (hopefully!) you caught yourself.""""Spend an exciting winter’s day on a frozen lake outside of Fairbanks Alaska. You'll learn native techniques of ice fishing from experienced guides. Test out your new skills and catch your lunch on this unique day experience!"
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Northern Lights and Arctic Circle Day Trip from Fairbanks
"After pickup from your Fairbanks hotel travel to the legendary Arctic Circle where explorers have been venturing for centuries drawn by the power of planet Earth. Stop here to take pictures and receive a 'Cross the Circle Certificate!'Continue past the Trans-Alaska Pipeline one of the world's largest pipelines which stretches over 800 miles (1287 km) across Alaska. Learn about the incredible engineering of this crude oil pipeline and the building process of this epic land-crawling beast. Judge for yourself its impact on the landscape around it.Next
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Northern Lights and Chena Hot Springs Night Tour from Fairbanks
"Your evening begins at 5pm with pickup from your lodging in Fairbanks. Head approximately 60 miles (100 km) to the Chena Hot Springs Resort. Here you'll have a chance to cool off in the incredible Fairbanks Ice Museum. This building built entirely out of ice boasts a full ice bar and chandeliers built painstakingly out of handcrafted ice.By 8pm you can soak your cares away in the warm and inviting Chena Hot Springs. These hot springs were discovered by natives and early miners and are still enjoyed today. The resort makes use of the first low-temperature binary geothermal power plant built in A begin to look out for the Northern Lights. The Northern Lights is one of the most spectacular natural phenomenons on the planet and on this night tour you will have the chance to see this marvel of nature for yourself. This natural light display is caused by the collision of charged particles with atoms high in the atmosphere
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Barrow National Forest

There are no trees in the Arctic, but someone in Barrow has a sense of humor. These three "palm trees" stand near the northernmost house seen in the last tip. The trunks are made of driftwood, the...
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Aug 24, 2004

Imaiqsaun Cemetary

Just beyond the satellite dishes on the southwest end of Barrow you will see Imaiqsaun Cemetary, where remains of ancestors excavated at the many archaeological sites around Barrow have been...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Aug 24, 2004

Northernmost house in America

About five miles north of Barrow, on the road to Point Barrow, is a cluster of rustic cabins which comprise the Pigniq "Shooting Station." These small homes are used during summer as a hunting camp...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Aug 23, 2004

Satellites Connect Barrow to the Outside World

Visitors who head southwest from Barrow will soon pass Fresh Water Lake, one of the original sources of drinking water for the village. Just beyond the lake you will see numerous satellite dishes,...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Aug 22, 2004

Being in Barrow

Being in Barrow reminds me of being on the moon sometimes. Cold, bleak, deserted, flat, isolated, lonely, dark, yet one can make a killing here jobwise. What you make in the Lower 48(what they call...
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yeah_baby
Oct 25, 2002

Land of the Polar Bear!

According to the local tour operators, the very best time to see polar bears is after the fall whaling season. Although it is possible to see them up here at the Point anytime of the year, October and...
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kcirtip
Oct 23, 2002
 
 
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Keep a look out for polar...

Keep a look out for polar bears, whales, seals and many other wildlife that are found in this region. A ride out to Barrow Point is a must, with a good chance of sighting polar bears at the whale bone...
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sierrak
Oct 05, 2002

ITS A SHAME...................

EVERYONE IN BARROW OWN A GUN AND THEY HAVE PLENTY OF TIME..................AND AMMO SO WHAT DO THEY DO...............???????????YOU SIGNS FOR TARGET PRACTICE.
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TYCOON007
May 09, 2004

Barrow is 340 miles north of...

Barrow is 340 miles north of the Arctic Circle, where the Bearing Sea meets the Chukchi Sea at Point Barrow, the farthest north on the North American Continent.
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Jan 06, 2003

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1200 Agviq St., Box 189, Barrow, Alaska, 99723, United States
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1815 Momegana Street., Box 933, Barrow, Alaska, 99723, United States
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1752 Ahkovak Street, Barrow, Alaska, 99723, United States
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Top Things to Do in Barrow

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NARL -- Naval Arctic Research Laboratory

Utqia?vik (Barrow), being the furthest north community in the US, was is an ideal place to study the Arctic. The US Navy built a research facility about 5 miles outside of Utqia?vik (Barrow) to...
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Polar Bear Plunge

Many travelers go to Utqia?vik (Barrow) just to say that they have been to the top of the world, and to prove it they join the Polar Bear Club by plunging themselves into the sea. There is a tour that...
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Utqia?vik (Barrow) National Forest

The National Forest of Utqia?vik (Barrow) is worth the ride out Stevenson Street past NARL, past the blue football field, all the way to Elson Lagoon. Utqia?vik (Barrow) has no trees, but it has drift...
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Iñupiat Heritage Center

A great way to learn about the culture and history of Utqia?vik (Barrow) is to visit the Iñupiat Heritage Center. Located across from the Big Store, the center presents a good overview of life in the...
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Browerville

Your photo album would not be complete without a stop in Browerville, one of the neighborhoods of Utqia?vik (Barrow), to have your photo taken inside the ribs of a whale. Even though there is only one...
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Subsistance Lifestyle

In Alaska many people still live a subsistence lifestyle. This means hunting and fishing for our food. In Utqia?vik (Barrow) it also means whaling. A whale can really help the village through the...
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"Barrow, Alaska: Northernmost City in North America"
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"yeah_baby's Barrow - Top of the World"
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