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    Gates Of The Arctic

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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  • Emergency Sheep Hunting Closure in Units 23 & 26(A)

    All sheep seasons in Game Management Units 23 and 26(A) for all resident and nonresident hunters are closed due to severe decline in sheep numbers in the contiguous populations of the De Long and Schwatka Mountains. More »

Land Cover Maps of the Arctic Parklands

Ecotype Class Landcover Map
Ecotype Class Landcover Map

Soil Landscapes Landcover Map

These maps and others are the products of an eight-year effort (2002-2009) by ABR Inc. - environmental Research & Services as contracted by the Arctic Network of the National Park Service to survey, compile, analyze, and map ecosystems across the five parks of the Arctic Network. This work was published in a Natural Resource Technical Report: An Ecological Land Survey and Landcover Map of the Arctic Network

The Arctic Network is comprised of the following parks: Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve, Noatak National Preserve, Kobuk valley National Park, Cape Krusenstern National Monument, and Bering Land Bridge National Preserve.

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5000 year old stone tent ring in Gates of the Arctic National Park

Reminders of an older time, remains of ancient caribou skin tents can still be seen in Gates of the Arctic National Park. More...