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Rainy, Warm November Weather Wreaks Havoc on Alaska's Kuskokwim River Ice Road

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 01.31.2015 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

In good winters, the Kuskokwim River ice road offers this Western Alaska hub and nearby villages 200 or more miles of smooth travel, a frozen river route with an undercurrent of danger. This may not be one of those winters.

Forbidden City's Icy Secret Revealed

natureheader | Sid Perkins | Posted 11.05.2013 | Science

Some of the largest stones used to construct Beijing’s Forbidden City beginning in 1406 were hauled from distant quarries on wooden sledges along ic...