Wales is located on Cape Prince of Wales, at the western tip of the Seward
Peninsula, 111 miles northwest of Nome. Average summer temperatures range
from 40-50 °F; winter temperatures range from -10 to 6 °F. Annual
precipitation is 10 inches, including 35 inches of snow. Frequent fog,
wind and blizzards limit access to Wales.
Dumond, Don E. and Collins, Henry Bascom. 2000. Henry B. Collins at Wales, Alaska, 1936: a Partial Description of Collections. Eugene, OR: University of Oregon, Museum of Natural History.
Kanguk. 1939. Kanguk: a Boy of Bering Strait / as told to William Albee. Boston, MA: Little,Brown & Co.
Harritt, Roger K. 1994. Eskimo Prehistory on the Seward Peninsula,
Alaska. Anchorage, AK: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park
Service, Alaska Regional Office.
From the weather channel
Sea Ice conditions for AK, images from the last 14 days
From AK Dept. of Community and Economic Development
History of the Presbyterian Church in Wales, AK