• Winter in the Wrangells

    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Community and Copper in a Wild Land

Community and Copper in a Wild Land

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The town of McCarthy and the Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark are a center of human activity, residence and development within the vast mountains, valleys, and glaciers of Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve. Community and Copper in a Wild Land introduces the natural and cultural history of this unusual place.

As a general introduction to its natural and cultural history, this book is intended to help those who come to McCarthy/Kennecott and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park feel at home in the place. It was originally written primarily for employees of local tourism businesses, who are a main source of information for visitors. Readers of the preliminary draft recommended that it also be available to the general public. Enjoy!

Written by Shawn Olsen & Ben Shaine
86 pages
23 MB pdf file

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