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Chistochina

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Gateway to the Beautiful Wrangell - Saint Elias Park


The Alaska state capital is Juneau.


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99586

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Chistochina is approximately 93 (2000), 93 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 59 (2000), 36 (2010).

The amount of land area in Chistochina is 930.9 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Chistochina is 359.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.1 sq kilometers.
The distance from Chistochina to Washington DC is 3496 miles. The distance to the Alaska state capital is 487 miles. (as the crow flies)
Chistochina is positioned 62.56 degrees north of the equator and 144.68 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Chistochina miscellany.

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Location

Chistochina location: near the base of 16,237 foot Mount Sanford in central Alaska. It is midway between the Canadian border and Anchorage. It is located in the Valdez-Cordova Census area.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Chistochina is seasonal with long, cold winters. Summers tend to be comparatively warm. Temperatures have ranged as low as minus 62 and has high as 91, though those are extreme temperatures.
Chistochina average annual precipitation is 13 inches per year.
Chistochina average annual snowfall is 61 inches per year.
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History & History Related Items

Chistochina history:

Chistochina was originally an Athabascan fish camp along the Copper River. Later a telegraph station was established along the Eagle Trail which took miners to the Klondike Gold Rush in the late 1800's.
The inhabitants are approximately 60% Athabascans and 40% transplanted Caucasians.

Hunting, trapping, berry picking and getting fish from the Copper River are important activities for the residents of Chistochina. We have many skin sewers who make beautiful beaded moccasins, hats, and gloves.
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Attractions

Chistochina attractions:

The Wrangell St. Elias National Park and Preserve is just across the Copper River and Mt. Sanford at an impressive 16,237 feet stands out for pictures. Mt. Wrangell and Mt. Drum are also very visible.

Chistochina Fun Days are held every year in February.

Learn more about Chistochina at this website.

View of Wrangell Mts. Clear view of Mt. Sanford, Mt. Drum, and Mt. Wrangell
Trails to view nature, travel by ATV or snowmachine.
Chistochina and Copper Rivers.
Wrangell St. Elias National Park nearby.
Wildflowers and berries during summer months.
Moose, caribou, swans, bears, and occasionally wolves or lynx are seen.

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