Coldfoot, Alaska: Former Northernmost Spruce Tree

The tree was killed by an unknown ax-wielder in 2004, but its defiant corpse is still standing.
Address:
Dalton Hwy, Coldfoot, AK
Directions:
Between mileposts 235 and 237 on the Dalton Hwy. Roughly 69 miles north of the hamlet of Coldfoot, and 120 miles above the Arctic Circle.
Hours:
Murdered by vandals in 2004.
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Farthest North Spruce Tree murdered by axeman

In Coldfoot, Alaska, an anonymous vandal has savaged a tourist attraction. The celebrated Farthest North Spruce Tree on the Alaska Pipeline , a popular tourist stop, was mortally damaged in July when an unknown axeman chipped away an expanse of bark around the tree.... [08/16/2004] Complete News Story

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