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The Northernmost Curiosity

By Linda Tancs

If you’ve been looking for a toilet bowl atop a totem pole, your search is over.  You’ll find it in Point Barrow, Alaska, the northernmost point in the United States.  At the military base there is a colorful totem pole topped off with what is reputedly a toilet bowl commemorating the first flush toilet in Barrow.  Just 1291 miles away is the North Pole.

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