Everything you ever wanted to know about America’s northernmost town


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No mention of the vampire problem, I see.


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Shouldn’t it be “Utqiaġvik (known unofficially as Barrow by white settlers)”? :slight_smile:


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I went there for work in the middle of February once, and wondered about the airplane configuration, so I learned something today. I’ll note that when I flew out, all the locals were stuffing the plane with ice chests full of all manner of meat, from caribou to whale. It was a bit smelly in the waiting area.


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