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Alaska trail dogs

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Published by R. R. Smith in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska
    • Subjects:
    • Eskimo dogs -- Anecdotes,
    • Dogs -- Alaska -- Anecdotes

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Elsie Noble Caldwell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL795.D6 C2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination150 p.
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL237538M
      LC Control Numberagr46000001


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Alaska trail dogs by Elsie (Noble) Caldwell Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The best thing about this book is not the plot, which is somewhat predictable, but the descriptions of Alaska and in particular the Iditarod Trail and the running of the race. The author describes every major aspect of the terrain, what it means to run the race, how the dogs are attended to, the hardships the mushers face, etc.

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Togo the Wonder Dog, another one of the Siberian huskies that was part of the team that delivered the antitoxin to Nome, is stuffed and lives inside. Alaska Credit Cards.

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You’ll also find information on downhill and cross-country ski areas. Care of dogs, whether pets or athletes, is and always will be the the priority of the Last Great Race on Earth.

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Balto ( – Ma ) was a Siberian Husky and sled dog who led his team on the final leg of the serum run to Nome, in which diphtheria antitoxin was transported from Anchorage, Alaska, to Nenana, Alaska, by train and then to Nome by dog sled to combat an outbreak of the disease.

Balto lived in ease at the Cleveland Zoo until his death on Maat the Born:Nome, Territory of Alaska. The Iditarod Sled Dog Race has become a central icon of modern Alaska culture, and by extension has found an enduring place in the national imagination.

It seems to combine just about everything most people find most appealing about Alaska—dogs, adventure, history, wilderness, personal struggle, pioneer spirit, the Gold Rush, Native culture.

Oprah Winfrey is having a year of adventure, and so, obviously, she is in Alaska. The world-famous media mogul flew to Juneau this week to spend several days aboard a Holland America Eurodam.

Rivers (Book Three) Unknown Trails by Mike Dillingham () Race across Alaska with Rivers and Mike to raise funds for an orphanage as the adventures continue. Diamond Willow by Helen Frost () Twelve-year-old Willow convinces her parents to let her take a dog sled with three dogs to her grandparents’ cabin by herself.

The serum run to Nome, also known as the Great Race of Mercy and The Serum Run, was a transport of diphtheria antitoxin by dog sled relay across the U.S.

territory of Alaska by 20 mushers and about sled dogs across miles (1, km) in 5 ½ days, saving the small town of Nome and the surrounding communities from an incipient epidemic.

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Togo ( – December 5, ) was the lead sled dog of Leonhard Seppala and his dog sled team in the serum run to Nome across central and northern Alaska.

He ran over miles ( km), while Balto, along with other sled dogs, ran an average of around 55 miles (89 km). 2 Great Race of Mercy. 4 Film s: Canis lupus familiaris. Dogs and mushers travel over the Alaska Range and across frozen Norton Bay, arriving in Nome nearly 2 weeks later.

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Iditarod trail sled dogs: 1. Sled dogs consume ab calories per day – each. They’re fed high-grade, commercial dog food with meat, fats and oils mixed in. The dogs go through thousands of booties on the trail, worn not for warmth but to protect their feet as they run over 1, miles of changing terrain.

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“Adrenaline-pumping [A] polished action mystery [with] dazzling Arctic sights and historical trail markers laid down by the author in smooth, uncluttered prose.”—Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review Now in Grove Press paperback for the first time, Murder on the Iditarod Trail is a gripping mystery set during Alaska’s world-famous Iditarod: a grueling /5(7).

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Not everyone, however, knows about the dangerous and dramatic journey that the race commemorates, and how an unlikely hero emerged during it and helped save an entire city.

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The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is an annual long-distance sled dog race run in early March from Anchorage to Nome, entirely within the US state of Alaska.

Mushers and a team of 14 dogs, of which at least 5 must be on the towline at the finish line, cover the distance in 8–15 days or more. The Iditarod began in as an event to test the best sled dog mushers and teams but Location: Alaska, United States of America.Alaska Brown Bears, Moose and Glacier Tour & Workshop, Sept 24 – Oct 1, Alaska Discovery Photo Tour/Workshop, JuneAlaska Explorer Photo Tour/Workshop, July