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Seawall fails, but Kivalina battles back

 

Last updated 9/30/2007 at Noon



Kivalina residents chased away by flood warnings began trickling back home early Sept. 14 after the season's first storm died down, ending its assault on a frail seawall guarding the northwest coastal village.

Wave action from the storm began eroding the shoreline, threatening to wash away parts of the village, which is located about 80 miles north of Kotzebue near the Red Dog Mine and creatin...



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