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60.73N) was the location of an airstrip in northwestern Canada. It was part of the
America-Siberia air bridge.
Some thought was given to developing Skagway as the primary port supplying Alaska (via a road to Whitehorse and Fairbanks) in the event of a Japanese attack on the territory, but this was rejected from fears that the sea communications to Skagway would be vulnerable to interdiction. Instead, the decision was made to construct the Alaska-Canada Highway. However, a fuel pipeline was eventually laid along this route.
Szuiban (1959; accessed 2011-7-1)
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