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A severe storm battered the coast of the Seward Peninsula in August 1900

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A severe storm battered the coast of the Seward Peninsula in August 1900, pushing boats ashore and consuming beachfront. It was not the first catastrophic event to touch the frontier town. Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Library and Archives.

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