• Chunks of melting sea ice along a shoreline and subsistence camps on the beach in the background.

    Cape Krusenstern

    National Monument Alaska

Foundation Statement

The Cape Krusenstern National Monument Foundation Statement is a formal description of the monument's core mission. It is a foundation to support planning and management of the monument.

The foundation is grounded in the monument's legislation and from knowledge acquired since the monument was originally established. It provides a shared understanding of what is most important about the monument. This Foundation Statement describes the monument's purpose, significance, fundamental resources and values, primary interpretive themes, and special mandates.
Cover page of CAKR Foundation Statement
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Did You Know?

Image of the beach ridges of Cape Krusenstern as seen from the air

The beach ridges of Cape Krusenstern National Monument record the changing shorelines of the Chukchi Sea? They also record in time sequence an estimated 4,000 years of prehistoric human use of the coastline. More...