Discovery (historical) is a populated place feature (populated place) in Nome (CA) Borough. The primary coordinates for Discovery (historical) places it within the 99762 ZIP Code delivery area.
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|Feature Name:||Discovery (historical)|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Feature Type:||Populated Place|
|Description:||along Seward Peninsula RR., about 3 mi. N of Nome, Seward Peninsula High.|
|History:||Site of a mining camp and RR. station. The Wild Goose RR. (later Seward Peninsula RR.) was built from Nome to Discovery in the summer of 1900 (Cole, C. O. 1953, p. 14).|
|Borough:||Nome (CA) Borough|
(1.4 miles NNW)
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(14 miles ESE)
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