TITLE

Race Across Alaska

PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;2/25/2005, Vol. 74 Issue 19, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Junior Iditarod Sled Dog Race to be held on February 26, 2005 in Alaska. Mushers eligible in the competition; History of the race; Importance of sled dogs in to people in Alaska.
ACCESSION #
16216457

 

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