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The Abandoned North: Part VII – Amchitka Island: Military and Nuclear Devices

We have all enjoyed breakfast and dressed in waterproof, cold-weather gear before we arrive on the deck of the Tiglax. The crew has already used the boat’s crane to lift gear, including a bunch of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) from the deck to the ancient military dock. 770 more words


The Abandoned North: Part VI - Arctic Seas

My time on Adak Island comes to an end with the arrival of the Motor Vessel (M/V) Tiglax (also known as the Research Vessel Tiglax). The Tiglax (pronounced Tec-lah, meaning “eagle” in… 642 more words