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opportunity to our website visitors to experience Northern Alaska at it's
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Welcome to PrudhoeBay.com
Some facts to ponder regarding "The North Slope"
Like the Dalton Highway,
Deadhorse exists to support oil
operations in Prudhoe Bay. While the official population is 25, the town
boasts a non-permanent population of 2,000-3,000 employees of the
various oil operations. Like Coldfoot
and the camp at Mile 60, the facilities for visitors are the same as
those built to house construction workers for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.
All facilities are simple, prefabricated buildings which were brought to
Deadhorse on barge or via the
Dalton. Commodities, having to be shipped great distances, are
No direct access to the Arctic Ocean, which is 10 miles away, exists
from Deadhorse. Special advanced
access/tours via oil field personnel permission requiring photo ID and
right of refusal may visit Prudhoe Bay. Not all tours reach the Bay.
The distance from Prudhoe Bay to Washington DC is 3594 miles. The
distance to the Alaska state capital is 938 miles. (as the crow flies)
Prudhoe Bay is positioned 70.28 degrees north of the equator and 148.37
degrees west of the prime.
As of the 2012 census, the population of the was 2,174 people; however, at any
given time several thousand transient workers support the Prudhoe Bay oil field.
The airport, lodging, and general store are located at
Deadhorse; the rigs and processing
facilities are located on scattered gravel pads laid atop the tundra.
PO Box 116
Homer, Alaska 99603
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