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Looking up the Kobuk River. Seward Peninsula, Alaska. circa 1901.


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Album caption: Looking up the first little gorge on the Kobuk River, 3/4 miles below Chekayakaka Creek. Seward Peninsula, Alaska. No index card available. General collection album caption: USGS party on the Kobuk R. north of the Arctic Circle - 1901. Party has just made the portage from the Koyukuk R. and is enroute down tthe Kobuk to the Arctic Ocean. Picture taken at a point survey below one of the rapids, passage of which is vividly described by Story in account of his expedition.


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name photoLibrary mwc00218
number photoLibrary 25121
batch photoLibrary btch418
number_in_book photoLibrary 218

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