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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)

Pronunciation:   an-war
   
Definition : Located in northeastern Alaska, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is the most northern and one of the largest refuges within America's National Wildlife Refuge System.
   
Facts: The Arctic Refuge is among the most complete, pristine, and undisturbed ecosystems on earth. Here coastal lagoons, barrier islands, arctic tundra, foothills, mountains, and boreal forests provide a combination of habitats, climate, and geography unmatched by any other northern conservation area - conditions that support the Refuge's diverse community of life.

   
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References: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Official Site