The World-Famous Alaska Highway: A Guide to the Alcan & Other Wilderness Roads of the North

The World-Famous Alaska Highway: A Guide to the Alcan & Other Wilderness Roads of the North

by Tricia Brown

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555917494
Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
Publication date: 04/05/2011
Edition description: Fourth Edition, Fourth edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,190,331
Product dimensions: 4.68(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

Tricia Brown: A former columnist and editor for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, the Anchorage Daily News, and Alask magazine, Tricia Brown has spent more than 20 years traveling nearly every inch of Alaska's road system to write about the state and its people. She has published numerous books on Alaska for adults and children. She and her husband make their home in Scappoose, Oregon when not exploring the 49th state.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Road to Hell?9
1Getting Ready12
2What You Need to Know, A to Z23
3History of the Alcan: The Soldiers' Road38
4The Eastern Route: Through Alberta to Dawson Creek, B.C., and Mile o42
5The Western Route: Through British Columbia to Dawson Creek, B.C., and Mile o86
6The Alaska Highway118
7Western Canada's Northbound Byways169
8Alaska's State Highways182
9Alaska Marine Highway System268
Further Reading271
Alaska Highway Distance Charts273
Index275
About the Author288

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