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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb0778

Dog sled trip up the 141st Meridian to the Arctic Ocean. International Boundary Party under Assistant John H. Turner. Traveled from Porcupine to Arctic Ocean and back in 18 days. A round trip of over 400 miles --- lowest temperature was -50 Fahrenheit. March 27 to April 14, 1890

Image ID: theb0778, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Alaska-Canada Boundary 141st Meridian
Photo Date: 1890
Credit: NOAA Photo Library, NOAA Central Library; Society of American Military Engineers

Category: Getting There/Dogsled/

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