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Hidden Alaska
Hidden Alaska
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travelogues and Memoirs

A stunning visual story of a place of wonder and mystique for every American, this book features what is legendary and beloved about Alaska, a land of magnificent wilderness and beauty, virtually untouched by human ambition. It also focuses on the key point of interest in the state today: endangered Bristol Bay, which faces potential mining of the world's greatest deposits of copper and gold. Its pristine waters are the worlds' biggest salmon spawning grounds. If the gold is mined, the ecosystem is destroyed —but the impoverished locals have work for the next half-century. After that, the salmon and the mines are gone. Photographer Michael Melford, paired with noted environmental storyteller David Atcheson, addresses the dilemma by bowling us over with the beauty and importance of the place for all time. Underwritten by the Renewable Resources Coalition.


$24.00
Regional Guide to National Parks: Alaska
Regional Guide to National Parks: Alaska
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travel Best Sellers

Alaska is a world all its own with eight major parks—Denali, Gates of the Arctic, Glacier Bay, Katmai, Kenai Fjords, Kobuk Valley, Lake Clark, and Wrangell-St. Elias—and many other fascinating natural areas to explore and enjoy.


$22.00
Alaska, 3rd Edition
Alaska, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

Alaska, the last frontier, is a land of breathtaking natural scenery and rich cultural heritage. From Denali and Glacier Bay National Parks to the outpost of Ketchikan to arctic Barrow to the spectacular Dalton Highway, expert travel writer and Alaska authority Bob Devine is a deft guide to all the best spots, and lesser-known ones as well. The book's seven chapters cover the Southeast's Inside Passage, Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula, the Southwest, Prince William Sound and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Denali National Park and environs, and the Bush. Special features include in-depth spreads on native arts, bear watching, the birders of Attu Island, sled dog touring, sea kayaking instruction, gold panning, and national park field seminars, as well as specially mapped driving and walking tours, among them a spectacular drive around Kodiak Island. As in all National Geographic Travelers, vivid photographs capture Alaska's beauty, and detailed maps ensure you won't get lost.


$22.95
Alaska, 2nd Edition
Alaska, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

Alaska is America's last frontier. Get the latest on native arts, bear watching, dog sledding, gold panning, and more.


$22.95
National Geographic Field Guide To The Water's Edge
National Geographic Field Guide To The Water's Edge
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travel Best Sellers

The book guides the exploring naturalist to water's edge destinations throughout North America including Canada and Alaska. Main sections of the book cover three ocean coastlines, Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Pacific; estuaries and wetlands; lakes, including the Great Lakes; and rivers, from the great Mississippi and Columbia to backyard streams. Identification guides and interesting information on plants, animals, shells, and other curiosities to be found along each water's edge accompany photographs and illustrations.


$21.95