North Slope Borough, Alaska
North Slope Borough is a borough located largely in the North Slope region of the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,430. The borough seat is Barrow.As of 2012 the mayo...
KBRW (AM)
KBRW is a non-commercial radio station in Barrow, Alaska, broadcasting on 680 kHz AM with 10,000 watts of power from a non-directional antenna. KBRW is a Class A station broadcasting on the clear...
Brandon Wilson
Brandon Wilson (born October 2, 1953) is known as an author of non-fiction travel narratives and explorer.
Born in Sewickley, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, son of Dr. Ed...
Birnirk Site
The Birnirk Site is an archaeological site near Barrow, Alaska. It includes sixteen prehistoric mounds which have yielded evidence of very early Birnirk and Thule culture. It is the type site of the...
Cockedhat Mountain
Cockedhat Mountain is a 7,410-foot (2,259 m) mountain in the U.S. state of Alaska, and is one of the tallest mountains in the central Brooks Range. Located in the midst of the protected wildernes...
KBRW-FM
KBRW-FM is a non-commercial radio station in Barrow, Alaska, broadcasting on 91.9 MHz FM, and is located at 1695 Okpik Street, in a building that also contains studios for KBRW-AM. The FM station airs...
Nalukataq
Nalukataq (naluk- 'to throw it underhand; to toss it up' + kataq) is the spring whaling festival of the Iñupiat Eskimos of Northern Alaska, and is characterized most famously by the Eskimo blanket tos...
National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska
The National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA) is an area of land on the Alaska North Slope owned by the United States federal government and managed by the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land...
Endicott Island
Endicott Island is a 45-acre (18 ha) artificial island located in the U.S. state of Alaska, 2.5 miles (4 km) offshore and 15 miles (24 km) from Prudhoe Bay of the Beaufort Sea. Endicott...
George Baker Leavitt, Sr.
Capt. George Baker Leavitt, Sr. (1860 – 1925) was a Maine-born mariner who captained several whaling vessels out of New Bedford, Massachusetts. The steam whalers captained by Leavitt we...
Jujiro Wada
Jujiro Wada (Japanese: Wada Jujiro) (ca. 1872-5 March 1937) was a Japanese adventurer and entrepreneur who achieved fame for his exploits in turn-of-the-20th-century Alaska and Yukon Territory.
Ac...
Native Village of Barrow Inupiat Traditional Government
The Native Village of Barrow Inupiat Traditional Government (previously, Native Village of Barrow) is a U.S. federally recognized Alaska Native Inupiat "tribal entity", as listed by the Bureau of Indi...
Icy Cape DEW Line Station
Icy Cape DEW Line Station is an abandoned United States Air Force Distant Early Warning Line Radar station at Icy Cape on the Chukchi Sea coast of northwestern Alaska, United States. It was closed i...
Athabasca (novel)
Athabasca is a novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, first published in 1980. As with the novel Night Without End, it depicts adventure, sabotage and murder in the unforgiving Arctic environment....
Demarcation Bay DEW Line Station
Demarcation Bay DEW Line Station is an abandoned United States Air Force Distant Early Warning Line Radar station located on the north coast of Alaska, United States. The site is situated on Nuvagapa...
Jeffrey Kaplan (academic)
Dr. Jeffrey Kaplan is an American academic who has written and edited a number of books on racism, religious violence, terrorism and the far right. He is an Associate Professor of Religion at the Univ...
Prudhoe Bay oil spill
The Prudhoe Bay oil spill (2006 Alaskan oil spill) was an oil spill that was discovered on March 2, 2006 at a pipeline owned by BP Exploration, Alaska (BPXA) in western Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. Initial es...
Operation Breakthrough
Operation Breakthrough was an international effort to free three gray whales from pack ice in the Beaufort Sea near Point Barrow in the U.S. state of Alaska in 1988. The whales' plight generated medi...