• 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 Musk Ox crossing landscape

Over 150 muskoxen live year-round on the Igichuk Hills of Cape Krusenstern National Monument. These native animals were extirpated by the late 1800s, but then reintroduced from muskox herds in Greenland.