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Kobuk Valley National Park in Alaska

Kobuk Valley National Park is encircled by the Baird and Waring mountain ranges. The park povides protection for several important geographic features, including the central portion of the Kobuk River, the 25-sqaure-mile Great Kobuk Sand Dunes, and the Little Kobuk and Hunt River dunes.

Sand created by the grinding action of ancient glaciers has been carried to the Kobuk Valley by both wind and water. Dunes now cover much of the southern portion of the Kobuk Valley, where they are naturally stabilized by vegetation. River bluffs, composed of sand and standing as high as 150 feet, hold permafrost ice wedges and the fossils of Ice Age mammals.

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Temperature 22.0° F Sunrise 12:32 pm
Feels Like 14° F Sunset 2:57 pm
Barometer 29.55 SE Wind 6 mph
Dewpoint 19.9° F Gusts none
Humidity 92% Visibility 8 miles
Reported by NOAA on Dec 12 2017, 6:53 am AKST from Ralph Wien Memorial Airport, AK

7 Day Forecast for Kobuk Valley National Park

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High Temp F 30° 31° 26° 22° 18°
Low Temp F 27° 22° 17° 14° °
Precipitation 32% 39% 47% 14% 12% 4% %
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