Date of this Version
The minimum ambiguous citation for this Engineer Intelligence Study (EIS) is: EIS 191, 1959
The summary on Page 5 is paraphrased as follows. This digital document is a generalized description of the Arctic Slope region -- an area covering approximately 70,000 square miles. Access to the region and the feasibility of various access routes are discussed. Location and extent of natural fuel supplies are given. Factors controlling outdoor work feasibility are summarized graphically on Page 19. A terrain analysis of each of the three major physiographic provinces of the region. Those provinces are the Arctic Coastal Plain, Arctic Foothills, and Brooks Range provinces. Geographic factors which affected cross-country movement, construction, and water supply within those provinces are evaluated. This document contains detailed "Landforms and Physiographic Provinces...," "Bedrock Geography...," and "Surficial Deposits..." maps. The distribution list names a number of Corps of Engineers intelligence organizations and the engineering officers of army formations which might be interested in operations in Alaska. The digital document contains a bibliography.
High-resolution scans of the large maps (150 to 350 MB) are attached (below) as related files.
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