Finding the Arctic

With researchers headed to the world’s high latitudes for the International Polar Year, a team from Fairbanks decided to follow the Arctic Circle across North America by snowmachine.  Along with scientific observations, they learned a lot about the land itself, and its history.  The book “Finding the Arctic” is the subject on the next Talk of Alaska.

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HOST: Steve Heimel


  • Mathew Sturm, Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
  • Hig Higman, partner, Ground Truth Trekking
  • Erin McKittrick, partner, Ground Truth Trekking, author of “A Long Trek Home: 4,000 Miles by Boot, Raft and Ski”
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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.

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