December 6: Today in history
(Washington Post, 6 December 2010) -- On Dec. 6, 1960, nearly 9 million acres of Alaska was set aside as an
Arctic National Wildlife Range by order of Interior Secretary Fred A.
Seaton. (In 1980, President Jimmy Carter signed an act doubling the size
of the range and renaming it the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.)
Posted 6 December 2010; 4:38:26 PM. Permalink
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