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Trans-Alaska Pipeline System

1. n. [Production Facilities]
An 800-mile [1287-km], 48-in. [122-cm] pipeline that transports more than 1 million barrels of oil from Deadhorse (near Prudhoe Bay) to Valdez, Alaska, USA. The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System was completed in 1977 and it is often abbreviated as TAPS.