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  • A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter lands their aircraft Jan. 15, 2012, on the flight deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy just off the coast of Nome. The Dolphin was transporting local, state and federal representatives to the Healy during for the delivery of more than 1.3 million gallons of fuel to Nome by the Russian tanker Renda. (Associated Press/U.S. Coast Guard)

    Tanker carrying fuel arrives at iced-in Alaska town

    Crews are laying the "icework" for the final leg of a Russian tanker's mission to deliver fuel to the Alaskan town of Nome, building a path over a half-mile of Bering Sea ice to lay a hose for the fuel transfer.

  • The Coast Guard icebreaker Healy guides the Russian tanker Renda closer to a fuel-transfer mooring point near Nome, Alaska, on Saturday. The tanker carrying much-needed fuel to Nome moored less than a half-mile from the town's iced-in harbor, and workers  on Sunday started final preparations for delivering the diesel fuel and gasoline by hose. (Associated Press)

    Tanker carrying fuel nears iced-in Alaska town

    The ice that has cut off a remote Alaska town for months will connect it to the world again when crews build a path over it to carry fuel from a Russian tanker that was moored a half-mile from the town's harbor Sunday.

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