Alakanuk Boneyard

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Site Information

Updated: 04/29/2014
Name: Alakanuk Boneyard
Site Type: Other Status: Active/Open

Location

Region: Kusilvak Location: Alakanuk
Latitude: 62.687597 Longitude: -164.668538
MTRS:
Description: The bone yard is located less than 200 feet from the shore. The shoreline is made up of a silty material and is eroding at a rapid rate. One interview from Alakanuk indicated that the shoreline has eroded over 100 feet in the past year.
Acres: 0.1 Years of Operation 1990s-now

Contamination

Possible Contaminants:
Fuels
Exposure Pathways:
Human Direct Contact, Inhalation, Wildlife Direct Contact

Distances to (ft)

Erosion: 200 Water Body: 200 Water Name: Alakanuk Pass
Subsistence 20 Critical Habitat: 343,000
Residences: 60 Stressed Habitat: 999

Erosion

Type:
Ice
Factors:
Storm Surge
Symptoms:
(no items specified)
Erosion Rate: 8 Rate QA: BEA Calculated
Current Mitigation: No

Soil

Silt %: 20 Clay %: Cobble %:
Organics %: 50 Sand %: Gravel %:
Boulder %: Loam %: 30

File Details

Manager: Stephen Price File Location: Anchorage File Number:

Drinking Water Sources

There are no water sources for this site.

Tanks (if Applicable)

There are no tanks for this site.

Files

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