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31/05/1977 Trans-Alaska Pipeline System is completed

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First oil flowing in trans-Alaska pipeline, June 1977

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The Trans Alaska pipeline

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Trans-Alaska Pipeline Celebrates 40 Years

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How The Alaska Pipeline Transformed America's Last Frontier

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Frontiers 116: The Alaska Pipeline 40 years later

The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System includes the trans-Alaska crude-oil pipeline, 11 pump stations, several hundred miles of feeder pipelines, and the Valdez Marine Terminal. TAPS is one of the world's largest pipeline systems. It is commonly called the Alaska pipeline, trans-Alaska pipeline, or Alyeska pipeline.