TITLE

Towing the mush line

AUTHOR(S)
Koehl, Carla; Van Boven, Sarah
PUB. DATE
December 1995
SOURCE
Newsweek;12/18/1995, Vol. 126 Issue 25, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Informs that, because of unusually low snowfall in the Alaskan interior in 1995, residents of Fairbanks have started exercising their sled dogs using cars. Speed of dog teams; Fairbanks' snowfall as of December 18, 1995.
ACCESSION #
9512127667

 

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