Gates of the Arctic Resident Artists
NPS Photo by Teri McMillan
NPS Photo by Rick Dolan
NPS photo by Tracie Pendergrast
Did You Know?
Chert is a fine-grained rock used by the prehistoric inhabitants of the Brooks Range to create tools like scrapers, knives and spear points. The Brooks Range contains one of the richest deposits of "tool quality" chert in the world.