Northwest Arctic Borough

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NAB is the second largest borough in Alaska, comprising approximately 39,000 square miles along the Kotzebue Sound, Wullik, Noatak, Kobuk, Selawik, Buckland and Kugruk Rivers.The area encompasses 35,898.3 sq. miles of land and 4,863.7 sq. miles of water. The region experiences a transitional climate, characterized by long, cold winters and cool summers. Temperatures range from -52 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit. Total precipitation averages nine inches per year and average annual snowfall is forty seven inches.

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Contact Information

Gene Peoples, VPSO Coordinator
P O Box 1110
Kotzebue, Alaska 99752
Phone (907) 442-2500
Fax (907) 442-3599
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