Iditarod Trail

geographical name

Idit·​a·​rod Trail ī-ˈdi-tə-ˌräd How to pronounce Iditarod Trail (audio)
route system in Alaska usable only during the winter, extending 1100 miles (1770 kilometers) from Seward to Nome, and site of the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

Note: Originally used by gold prospectors, the Iditarod Trail was set aside in 1978 as the Iditarod National Historic Trail.

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“Iditarod Trail.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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