Deadhorse lies at the northern end of the Dalton Highway.
Thousands of people work in Deadhorse supporting the oil fields at Prudhoe Bay. Only 15 minutes from the Arctic Ocean, even in the summer months the weather can be frigid. In Deadhorse a day can last 2 months and a night last almost as long. The longest period of sunlight is 63 days, 23 hours, 40 minutes.