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Inquiry Question

Historical Context



Photos 1-3
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Table of

Visual Evidence

Map 3: Map of the ALSIB Route.

[Map 3] Map of the ALSIB Route with link to larger version of image.(Fort Wainwright Cultural Resources Department)

Questions for Map 3

1. Count how many landing fields there were between Great Falls, Montana and Fairbanks, Alaska. Why do you think there were so many landing fields? What factors do you think would have determined how many stops the pilot had to make before reaching Fairbanks?

2. Referring back to Reading 2, why do you think this route was chosen instead of another? (Consult an atlas if necessary)

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Comments or Questions

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