Travel Bug Dog Tag Snow-Prospect Creek TB

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Released:
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Origin:
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In the hands of Sticky Buns.

This is not collectible.

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Please drop this item in rural or Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or leave it behind at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; this prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take this travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission needed to leave the U.S.

About This Item

Snowflakewooden

This series of “snow” travel bugs each commemorates a cold US city.  I am not sure how one determines the coldest US cities in the winter.  Does one rank the record lows, lowest monthly averages or lowest winter averages?   Many of the cities would appear on all three lists.  Rather than try to assign a ranking, I will simply include some cities or hamlets from each of the criteria.  Regardless of ranking, we have to  acknowledge that all of the locations identified in this series are really, really cold places in winter.

Prospect Creek, Alaska is a tiny settlement about 180 miles north of Fairbanks.  It is perhaps best known for its gold and quartz mining and also lies near Alaska's Gates of the Arctic National Park, which itself is no small hint of the weather conditions typical for the area in the winter.  Though it isn't home to North America's coldest weather — that record belongs to Greenland, where the temperature dropped to 87

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Tracking History (10368.1mi) View Map

Visited 5/17/2015 Sticky Buns took it to Some Gave All Alaska - 99.39 miles  Visit Log
Visited 5/16/2015 Sticky Buns took it to Big Wild Ride Alaska - 67.19 miles  Visit Log
Visited 5/16/2015 Sticky Buns took it to Memorial Along the Bike Path Alaska - 111.12 miles  Visit Log
Visited 5/16/2015 Sticky Buns took it to Broad Pass Panorama Alaska - 27.92 miles  Visit Log
Visited 5/16/2015 Sticky Buns took it to Hurricane Mark Alaska - 110.98 miles  Visit Log
Visited 5/10/2015 Sticky Buns took it to Cereal Alaska - 83.5 miles  Visit Log
Visited 5/6/2015 Sticky Buns took it to Soldotna Visitors Center Cache Alaska - 58.87 miles  Visit Log
Visited 5/6/2015 Sticky Buns took it to SNO-BLO Alaska - 29.49 miles  Visit Log
Visited 5/2/2015 Sticky Buns took it to GO! SEA-HAWKS! Alaska - 82 miles  Visit Log
Visited 5/1/2015 Sticky Buns took it to Wilderness Cache Alaska - 43.31 miles  Visit Log
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