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Coldfoot, Alaska: Former Northernmost Spruce Tree

The tree was killed by an unknown ax-wielder in 2004, but its defiant corpse is still standing.

Dalton Hwy, Coldfoot, AK
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.
Murdered by vandals in 2004. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Spindly, sick-looking evergreen stands behind a

Northernmost Spruce Tree

Northernmost spruce tree (on the Alaskan pipeline).

[brad smith, 09/08/2018]
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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