Annotated Bibliography: Distant Early Warning (DEW) System, Alaska


An annotated bibliography of the Distant Early Warning (DEW) System. The DEW Line was an integrated chain of early warning radar and communication stations constructed between 1953 and 1957 from northwestern Alaska across northern Canada. The DEW System remained in use throughout the mid to late 1980s. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, it was replaced with the North Warning System (NWS).

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Annotated Bibliography: Distant Early Warning (DEW) System, Alaska. Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML), Colorado State University. 2008 ( tDAR id: 459060) ; doi:10.48512/XCV8459060

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min long: 109.442; min lat: -46.461 ; max long: -10.969; max lat: 83.052 ;

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