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.
Did You Know?
The Red Dog Mine, the largest zinc mine in the world, is located northeast of Cape Krusenstern National Monument. The mine transports its ore on a haul road, traversing the northern boundary of Cape Krusenstern and ending at a port site on the Chukchi Sea.