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Alaskan Contingent To Attend Launching Of Arctic Research Vessel

By | October 12, 2012

A large contingent of Alaskans is in Wisconsin to attend Saturday’s launch of a new Arctic research vessel that will be home ported in Alaska. The 261 foot ship is called the Sikuliak, the Inupiaq word for young sea ice. It’s owned by the National Science Foundation and will be operated by the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Video courtesy of the United States Arctic Research Commission

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