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Alaska

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An amazing tour through its history, culture, and landscape, Alaska’s stunning imagery and informative text makes it the perfect book for those who dream of visiting the 49th state and those who want to celebrate its singular beauty and expansive history. From the lush rainforests of the Inside Passage, to the desolate beauty of the far north, Alaska's natural wonders never cease to enthrall and amaze. Join National Geographic on this spectacular visual journey through seven distinct geographic regions of this amazing state, bringing each region alive through brisk historical narrative and lavish color photography, art, and maps. Whether to learn, to visit, or simply to dream—National Geographic's Alaska provides readers with an incomparable tour.


  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages; 250 color photographs; 10 maps
  • 9 1/8" x 10 7/8"
  • © 2014

Robert Devine writes about the environment, natural history, and outdoor travel from his home in Oregon. His latest book is Bush Versus the Environment. National Geographic has published several of his works, including National Geographic Traveler: Alaska, and Guide to America's Outdoors: Western Canada. He first traveled to Alaska on assignment in 1987 and has since returned as often as possible.


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Photography a Disappointment

By Karen

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        Photography in this "Visual tour of America's Great Land" is often blurry and over or under exposed. Colors and contrast are often off. No photo credits are listed in the book, where did the photos come from? Caption for ice bar at Fairbanks ice museum is wrong. That photo was taken at the ice hotel at Chena Hot Springs near Fairbanks. This book is just not up to NG standards and is being returned.

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