Alaska's Southeast: Touring the inside Passage

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This eighth edition of Alaska's Southeast provides the most up-to-date information on Alaska's Inside Passage, a land of cascading glaciers and forested islands. From the history of the region to how to get there, what to bring, and the best places to stay, this book has everything you need to plan a great vacation exploring the rich landscape and scenic beauty of Alaska's Southeast.
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Overview

This eighth edition of Alaska's Southeast provides the most up-to-date information on Alaska's Inside Passage, a land of cascading glaciers and forested islands. From the history of the region to how to get there, what to bring, and the best places to stay, this book has everything you need to plan a great vacation exploring the rich landscape and scenic beauty of Alaska's Southeast.
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We finally say farewell to the worn-out fourth edition which we've thumbed since 1991. Many a reverie go with it. (RC) Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780914718796
  • Publisher: Pacific Search Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/1983
  • Series: Voyager Book
  • Edition number: 29
  • Pages: 296

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Part 1 Getting Acquainted with Alaska's Southeast
1. Southeast Traveler Basics 3
When to Go 4
What to Bring and Wear 5
Using the Alaska State Ferries 7
Traveling by Cruise Ship 12
Before You Go 13
If You Want to Hunt or Fish 15
If You Want to Camp 16
Viewing Wildlife 19
2. The Lay of the Land 23
The Panhandle 23
Glacier Facts 25
The Weather Forecast 29
The Waters 30
Everlasting Days and Nights 32
3. Southeast Past to Present 33
First Contact 34
The European Explorers 37
The Russian Occupation 40
Racing for Gold 47
When Salmon was King 51
Cashing In the Forest 53
Short-lived Ventures 56
Southeast Today 58
Southeast History in Brief 60
4. Southeast's Native Heritage 65
First Inhabitants 65
Seagoing Culture 66
Social Structure 70
The Raven Cycle and Other Myths 74
Art and Artifacts 77
Basic Components of Totemic Design 87
Into the Corporate Era 94
5. Common Plants of the Inside Passage 97
Habitats 97
Trees 98
Berries and Other Forest Plants 104
Wildflowers 108
6. Wildlife of the Inside Passage 113
Land Animals 114
Marine Mammals 120
Fish and Shell-fish 126
Birds 135
Pests 140
7. Sights Along the Waterway 145
Trollers, Gill-netters, and Seiners 146
Clear-cutting 152
Navigational Markers 154
Lighthouses 156
The Narrows 158
An International Boundary 162
Part 2 Exploring Alaska's Southeast
8. Main-line Ports of the Inside Passage 165
Of Special Interest 165
Shopping for Local Art 167
Ketchikan 169
Wrangell 185
Petersburg 201
Sitka 211
Juneau 227
Haines 254
Skagway 271
9. Off the Main Line 291
Hyder 292
Metlakatla 293
Prince of Wales Island 295
Kake 300
Angoon 302
Hoonah 305
Tenakee Springs 307
Pelican 310
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve 311
Gustavus 314
Remote Inns and Wildnerness Lodges 319
Southeast Alaska Lodging Directory 327
Annual Celebrations, Festivals, and Special Events 343
Information Sources 347
Index 351
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