Virtual Guidebook to Northern and Interior Alaska
Deadhorse on Prudhoe Bay
on the Arctic Ocean coast Alaska




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Camping in my van in the parking lot at the Arctic Caribou Inn

(September 3, 2010)


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What are these people doing? - wading in the Arctic Ocean with the water temperature barely above freezing

(September 4, 2010)


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Much of Deadhorse is taken up with storage of vehicles and equipment for the oilfields

(September 4, 2010)


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There are no houses in Deadhorse, everyone lives in hotels or dormitories and eats in cafeterias

(September 4, 2010)


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Piles of drill pipe, mobile drill rigs, specialized vehicles, prefab offices and dormitories characterize Deadhorse

(September 4, 2010)


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The Deadhorse General Store, surrounded by oil company equipment

(September 4, 2010)


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Drill Site 12, one of the few oil fields actually within the town of Deadhorse

(September 4, 2010)


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