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Highway Dalton Highway – «most-most» road in several categories

Highway Dalton Highway – «most-most» road in several categories Highway Dalton Highway – «most-most» road in several categories

First of all, the route Dalton Highway is the most isolated in the world. highway length is more than 660 meters, and on the whole this period you will meet only three small villages with a total population of less than 60 people. Furthermore, this road has a status of the most snow in the world. Most of the road is located in the heart of Alaska, which means that snow can fall even in summer here. The track is completely crosses the Arctic Circle and ends in the permafrost zone.

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Always remember that the track Deltona Highway is an incredibly difficult and dangerous. In the US, some car rental companies is strictly forbidden to travel on this road. If you do decide to travel on it, you should know that the asphalt is covered only part of the road, the greater part of the road is unpaved.

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In addition, the road has a lot of steep climbs and descents. But, nevertheless, this road is one of the most beautiful in the world. The highway passes through virgin forest nature reserve inhabited by rabbits, deer, bear and moose. Gradually it goes to the north, climbing the mountain Brooks. Then, down the road out in the endless Arctic tundra inhabited by beautiful reindeer.

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Although along the highway and passes the pipeline, the government is doing everything possible in order not to harm the environment. Every year on the beach, at the oil plume pave new roads. This creates certain problems, because there are reserved places, and heavy equipment can greatly damage the fragile tundra vegetation.

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Therefore, when in these places there comes a real winter, special vehicles sprayed water and thus is frozen thick layer of ice. Then, the ice is crushed and graders have to these bridges are heavy cars loaded with supplies and drilling equipment. In summer, these roads is not a trace remains, tundra and live their normal life.

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