Rampart, AK


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Rampart (Dleł Taaneets in Koyukon) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, United States. The population was 45 at the 2000 census. In the 1950s, a large hydroelectric project called the Rampart Dam was considered for the Yukon River near the village. Had the project been completed, it would have created the largest man-made reservoir in the world. Owing to popular protest, however, the project was never begun.
Rampart is located at 65°30′26″N 150°8′55″W / 65.50722°N 150.14861°W / 65.50722; -150.14861 (65.507350, -150.148496).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 168.8 square miles (437.2 km²), all of it land.