Shishmaref Tannery

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Site Information

Updated: 05/29/2013
Name: Shishmaref Tannery
Site Type: Other Status: Active/Open

Location

Region: Nome Location: Shishmaref
Latitude: 66.258215 Longitude: -166.05952
MTRS:
Description: The site is located 440 feet south of the Chukchi Sea on the eastern edge of town.
Acres: 0.13 Years of Operation 2000 - Present

Contamination

Possible Contaminants:
Industrial Waste
Exposure Pathways:
(no items specified)

Distances to (ft)

Erosion: 440 Water Body: 440 Water Name: Chukchi Sea
Subsistence 440 Critical Habitat: 800,000
Residences: 160 Stressed Habitat: 999

Erosion

Type:
Heat, Ice, Waves
Factors:
Storm Surge
Symptoms:
Scarps
Erosion Rate: 3 Rate QA: Calculated
Current Mitigation: No

Soil

Silt %: 20 Clay %: Cobble %:
Organics %: Sand %: 80 Gravel %:
Boulder %: Loam %:

File Details

Manager: Trisha Bower File Location: Fairbanks File Number:

Drinking Water Sources

Primary?NameTypeTreatmentDepth (ft)Distance (ft)Zone
Shishmaref Water SystemSurface WaterUnknown0700Zone A

Tanks (if Applicable)

There are no tanks for this site.

Files

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