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Aerology Operations Building

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1942

This L-shaped building has a two-story core in an octagonal—or square with chamfered corners—plan. The wings are of Loxtave construction—prefabricated, precut tongue-and-groove planks joined with a patented end connection. As in plank or log construction, the walls needed no studding or bracing. The building was erected as the meteorological station for the naval air facility.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Alison K. Hoagland
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Alison K. Hoagland, "Aerology Operations Building", [Unalaska, Alaska], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/AK-01-SW016.2.

Print Source

Buildings of Alaska, Alison K. Hoagland. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 294-294.

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