Is it true that Alaska is dark for 6 months out of the year?
I have a friend whose son is looking at a job transfer, she mentioned this and we were not sure about the sun or there lack of. If you know the answer or a website I can go to to learn more that would be appreciated.
Asked By: Susan - 11/9/2009
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No. That is almost true only at the poles. Now Alaska does have relatively short days in the fall and winter, but the Sun does rise for at least a short period of time every day over most of the state. Only location north of the Arctic Circle see some days in the late fall and early winter in which the sun does not... More
Answered By: cyswxman - 11/9/2009
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I am not sure where your friend's son is considering a job. I am very familiar with the Fairbanks area... More
Answered By: S. J - 11/9/2009
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