The New Student's Reference Work/Juneau

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Juneau (jū′ nō), the capital of Alaska, is a town of 2,000 to 3,000 people, situated in the southern district, near Douglas Island.  It is the center of a large import and export trade.  Besides gold, furs are the chief article of export.  A submarine cable now connects Juneau with the United States.  The town has a few manufactures, the most important being its ironworks.