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From the Arctic's Melting Ice, an ­nexpected Digital Hub

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Point Hope, Alaska

Point Hope, a town of about 700 residents, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited communities of North America.

Credit: Ruth Fremson/The New York Times

This is one of the most remote towns in the United States, a small gravel spit on the northwest coast of Alaska, more than 3,700 miles from New York City. Icy seas surround it on three sides, leaving only an unpaved path to the mainland.

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