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This website is a passion project by an Anchorage resident who loves the Alaskan backcountry, cartography and history. Romping through records and expanding this website scratches all of those itches.

Goals of Choss Lore

• Focus on History of Named Features

• Accessibility of Information

• Commitment to Free and Open Source Methods

This project is proudly driven by free and open source software: QGIS, NetBeans, Google Earth, and PHP
Timeline by the vis.js community
Magnific Pop-Up by Dmitry Semenov
Script font is Dear Joe 5 Casual by JOEBOB Graphics (Jeroen van der Ham)
Other useful free tools include online character recognition and PDF to Excel table conversion

• Initial Focus on Obscure Stories

• Robust, Expandable Infrastructure