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  Alaska fly fishing lodges Vacations alaska fly in fishing Alaska Salmon fishing Vacations Alaska bear Viewing lodge
A.T.A employs Alaska fly fishing guides that are here to teach the basic Alaska fly fishing techniques to master Alaska Salmon fishing for all 5 species and Alaska fishing for Rainbow Trout.
ATA has been offering Alaska salmon fishing trips since 1985 specializing in Trophy Alaska Salmon fishing on the Alagnak river in Katmai national park 36 miles upstream from Katmai lodge in the best Alaska Salmon fishing and rainbow trout fly fishing beating Katmai lodge to the best water without daily fly outs.
Alaska bear viewing and Fly fishing for Trophy Alaska Salmon and Wild Trout.
www.alaskatrophyadventures.com   (733 words)

  
  USATODAY.com - Alaska the 'poster state' for climate concerns   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Alaska has emerged as the poster state for global warming, the climate effect attributed to higher concentrations of "greenhouse" gases — mostly carbon dioxide created by burning fossil fuels — that capture the sun's heat in the atmosphere.
Alaska is important in measuring the effect of global warming on the USA because what happens here soon will be felt in the Lower 48 states, say experts such as Robert Corell, a senior fellow at the American Meteorological Society.
Alaska is ahead of the climate-change curve because polar regions warm the fastest.
www.usatoday.com /weather/climate/2006-05-29-alaska-globalwarming_x.htm   (1761 words)

  
  Alaska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is bordered by Yukon Territory and British Columbia, Canada to the east, the Gulf of Alaska and the Pacific Ocean to the south, the Bering Sea, Bering Strait, and Chukchi Sea to the west, and the Beaufort Sea and the Arctic Ocean to the north.
Alaska is the largest state in the United States in terms of land area (it is larger in area than all but 18 of the world's nations) at 570,374 square miles (1,477,261 km²), over twice as large as Texas, the next largest state.
Alaska Natives, while organized in and around their communities, are often active within the Native corporations which have been given ownership over large tracts of land, and thus need to deliberate resource conservation and development issues.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alaska   (4933 words)

  
 Alaska.com | Weather & climate
Alaska is legendary for its winters -- but most visitors come in the summer, when the days are long and the temperatures are moderate.
Northern Alaska's arctic climate is a place of enduring cold in the winter and somewhat higher temperatures in the summer.
Western Alaska's climate is influenced by the Bering Sea and the Pacific Ocean, but the inland sections are warm in the summer and cold in the winter.
www.alaska.com /about/weather/story/4481284p-4460281c.html   (1487 words)

  
 Juneau, Alaska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The city, Alaska's third-largest in terms of population (after Anchorage and Fairbanks), is nestled at the base of Mount Juneau and across the channel from Douglas Island.
The Alaska Legislature meets in the Alaska State Capitol (formerly the Territorial Building) in Juneau, which is the only mainland state capital in the U.S. which cannot be accessed by road.
On August 10, 2005, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities issued a press release announcing that the preferred addition to air travel and state ferries was a partial road and fast ferry combination — East Lynn Canal Highway to the Katzehin River with shuttles to Haines and Skagway.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Juneau_City_and_Borough,_Alaska   (1937 words)

  
 Alaska Geography - NETSTATE
To the south is the Gulf of Alaska and Pacific Ocean.
Alaska covers 656,425 square miles, making it the largest of the 50 states and more than twice the size of Texas, the second largest state.
Alaska's geography can be categorized into four main areas including two mountain ranges, a central plateau, and the Arctic slope or coastal plain.
www.netstate.com /states/geography/ak_geography.htm   (862 words)

  
 University Of Alaska, Stories
Benny Benson was born in Chignik, a small village on the south shore of the Alaska Peninsula (450 miles southwest of Anchorage) October 12, 1913.
During these years Alaska Native villages were being hit with waves of devastating epidemics and at the age of 3, Benny, his younger brother and older sister lost their mother to pneumonia and lost their house to a fire.
The North Star is for the future of the state of Alaska, the most northerly in the Union.
www.alaska.edu /opa/eInfo/index.xml?StoryID=186   (582 words)

  
 Alaska The Last Frontier State Capital Juneau
The name "Alaska" is taken from the Aleut word "aláxsxaq" that refers to an object to which the sea is directed, in this case the Alaska peninsula and mainland.
The Last Frontier: Alaska, admitted as the 49th state to the union is thought of as "America's Last Frontier" because of it's distance from the lower 48 states and because of it's rugged landscape and climate.
During this period, critics of Seward's agreement to purchase the Alaska territory from Russia called the plan referred to the plan as "Seward's Folly." Congress, finally relented and on October 18, 1867, in Sitka, the Imperial Russian Flag was lowered and the Stars and Stripes was raised.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/ak_intro.htm   (705 words)

  
 The Alaska State Library   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Alaska Historical Collections serves as a state reference and research collection materials related to Alaska and the Arctic.
The Alaska State Museums identify, collect, preserve and exhibit Alaska's material and natural history and provide public access to services and collections of the Museums.
The Alaska State Museums interpret and disseminate knowledge of the history of the state, its people, and its resources, and support others in these efforts.
www.educ.state.ak.us /lam/home.html   (273 words)

  
 adn.com | alaska
The owner of a remote Alaska river lodge died of exposure after his riding lawnmower overturned and trapped him, Alaska State Troopers said Friday.
Alaska is found lagging in grants for its students
Alaska's investment in financial grants for higher education to students in need is low compared to other states, a national higher education advocacy group has concluded.
www.adn.com /news/alaska   (780 words)

  
 Alaska Fishing Lodge, Alaska Fly Fishing Lodge
Our Alaska fishing lodge is second to none with over 4 million Alaska Salmon returning to the Alagnak River each summer to offer our guests the Alaska fishing trip or Alaska Bear viewing tour of a lifetime.
Our modern Alaska fishing lodge is located in the heart of the Katmai National Park 40 miles NE of the town of King Salmon Alaska, World famous for Alaska fishing trips and Alaska bear viewing tours.
Alaska Adventures fishing lodge offers world class Alaska fishing trips for rainbow trout, arctic char and grayling 40 yards from the main lodge with extra fishing before breakfast or after dinner on your own.
www.alaska-adventures.net   (423 words)

  
 Travel Alaska
That instant when the silence of a misty fjord is shattered by a pod of giant humpback whales, breaching high into the air, then crashing back against the sea.
Alaska is a grand American Vacation destination you don’t want to miss!
Select My Alaska at the top of the page to set up a personal account to store your Alaska vacation information.
www.travelalaska.com   (263 words)

  
 Welcome to Alaska EPSCoR   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We are addressing national scientific priorities by focusing in physiology, population genetics, and cold regions engineering and by training students for the 21st century technologically based workforce.
Alaska EPSCoR plans to submit a packet of five proposals to the Department of Defense EPSCoR program in October 2006.
Alaska EPSCoR is funded by the National Science Foundation grant number EPS-0346770 and the State of Alaska.
www.alaska.edu /epscor   (329 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Alaska: Books: James A. Michener   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vignettes of characters as varied as the Danish navigator Vitus Bering, who explored Alaska for Russia's Peter the Great, and Kendra Scott, the young Colorado teacher who taught the Eskimo children during the recent Prudhoe Bay oil boom, illustrate the colorful history of this vast and exploited land.
Alaska is one of the last places to have a very clean and unspoiled environment where fish can still be seen to just jump out of the ocean.
Alaska is cool even in the summers, but the clear waters, mountains and all the unspoiled wilderness and animals make it a special place.
www.amazon.com /Alaska-James-A-Michener/dp/0449217264   (1841 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Alaska: Books: Art Wolfe,Nick Jans   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wolfe brings a painters sensitivity to light, pattern, and composition in his photography of landscape and wildlife, and Alaska is his personal vision of a truly awesome landscape.
Alaska's mountains are the bones over which the land's skin is stretched.
Most people agree that Alaska is one of the last great wildernesses and that we are unlikely to see anything more exciting in our lives.
www.amazon.com /Alaska-Art-Wolfe/dp/157061217X   (1207 words)

  
 EarthCam - Ketchikan Cam
The town is perched on the shores of Ketchikan Creek and the Tongass Narrows on Revillagigedo Island in Southeast Alaska, within the Tongass National Forest.
Ketchikan, Alaska's "first city," is 500 miles north of Seattle.
Ketchikan is where many cruise ships dock and its historic downtown area, nestled between ocean and mountains, is crowded with tourists in the summer.
www.earthcam.com /usa/alaska/ketchikan   (180 words)

  
 Alaska (1996)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
His son is resentful at best, ungrateful, and unappreciative of the vast and stunning riches Alaska has to offer.
Thora Birch, an actress with a promising future, provides the level-headed and sensible approach to the journey in contrast to her brother's cockiness and arrogance which provides for great chemistry between the two.
Along with the natural beauty and landscapes just about every other aspect associated with Alaska is present from: poaching, bushpilots, kayaking, rustic cabins, rock climbing,, moutaineering, camping, and the northern lights along with Cubby, a baby polar bear who tags along and even provides for some tear jerking moments and light hearted humor.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0115493   (538 words)

  
 Alaska Tour & Travel ~ vacations, hotels, tours, cruises and railroad trips.
It is time to plan your 2008 vacation to Alaska, and once again Alaska Tour and Travel is here to help with an extensive list of exciting Alaska vacation packages -- all easily customized to meet your specific needs.
Alaska cruises are more popular then ever, and we also have a great selection of pre and post cruise tour packages designed to connect will all the major cruise lines.
Alaska Tour and Travel represents top Alaska tourism suppliers offering Alaska lodging choices such as the Denali Bluffs Hotel, and popular day trip operators like Kenai Fjords Tours.
www.alaskatravel.com   (557 words)

  
 Welcome to Alaska Software
Alaska Software will in great detail reveal its plans for Xbase++ 2.0, show you how to prepare yourself to reap benefits almost instantly out of new technologies and features soon to be disclosed.
The value added by Alaska Software to the new release, is estimated to amount to about 6 man-years of hard development work.
Alaska Software wishes to extend to all of you all the best for the New Year.
www.alaska-software.com   (6565 words)

  
 Alaska.com | Alaska Travel, Jobs, Homes, Fishing, Hiking and more...
Alaska is a land of superlatives the biggest this, highest that and most of these.
Whether it's a world-record 97-pound, 4-ounce king salmon or a massive 20,320-foot-tall mountain (Mount McKinley), Alaska is all about unique, amazing sights.
Angler's are drawn not just by the size of Alaska's fish, but also the variety.
www.alaska.com   (259 words)

  
 Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI)
With over 3 million lakes, 3,000 rivers and 34,000 miles of coastline, Alaska is one of the most bountiful fishing regions in the world, producing seafood known for its abundance and variety.
Among them: five species of salmon, three types of crab, and several varieties of whitefish.
Swimming wild in these icy pure waters, and feeding on a natural diet, Alaska Seafood develops a superior texture and unparalleled flavor prized by chefs and connoisseurs alike.
www.alaskaseafood.org   (75 words)

  
 Alaska
The former live in the north and northwest parts of Alaska and speak Inupiaq, while the latter live in the south and southwest and speak Yupik.
University of Alaska - Alaska, University of, at Fairbanks, Anchorage, and Juneau; land-grant and state supported;...
Alaska - Alaska, largest in area of the United States but third smallest (exceeding only Vermont and...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108178.html   (524 words)

  
 Alaska Forum
Cameras sprout in an Alaska town on the edge o...
Alaska can't shake its image as a frozen waste...
Alaska oil spill could be North Slope's larges...
www.topix.net /forum/state/ak   (338 words)

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