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OUTDOORS Alaska Science Forum TESHEKPUK LAKE - Suspended in glass on the oil stove, the coffee leans south, as if the giant lake has a gravitational pull. Though Ben Jones has leveled this cabin before, he sees a useful function in the current slope, caused by thawed permafrost. Any snow blown in during the long winter will drain through the door when the warm air comes, he figures.

Alaska Science Forum: Scientists stop at Alaska's loneliest cabin

The electronics/storage cabin at the Teshekpuk Lake Observatory stands against the North Slope horizon.
Ned Rozell Photo
The electronics/storage cabin at the Teshekpuk Lake Observatory stands against the North Slope horizon.
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