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The Alaska Pipeline

TitleThe Alaska Pipeline
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1979
AuthorsShumaker, V. O.
Number of Pages64 pp.
PublisherJulian Messner
CityNew York, NY
Keywords02 PETROLEUM, 022000* -- Petroleum-- Transport, Handling, & Storage, ALASKA OIL PIPELINE, CONSTRUCTION, ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS, PIPELINES

In January of 1968, oil was discovered on Alaska's North Slope. The problem of moving this needed resource is told in this book. The decision was to build a pipeline south through Alaska. Ownership rights, climate, weather, wildlife and other environmental problems were discussed. (DP)


Announcement Date: 10/01/1981

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Short TitleThe Alaska Pipeline
Citation Key519