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Alaska an Empire in the Making

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Alaska an Empire in the Making by John Jasper Underwood
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1913. With numerous illustrations and a map. Partial Contents: Leaving for Alaska; Through Southeastern Alaska waters; Arriving at Ketchikan; Metlakahtla and Wrangell; Some Alaskan Glaciers; A center of industry; Running past the exposed coast; Running past the exposed coast; Buying from Indians; Routes to Nome and the Interior; From Caribou Crossing to Dawson; Down the river to Fairbanks; Through the river delta to the sea; The starting point; Hunting Grounds; Fishing as an industry and sport; Transportation and communication; Climate, agriculture and grazing; Mines, miners and mining; The reindeer as a civilizer; The Alaska seal herd; Modern whaling on Northern Pacific; Raising fur for the market; Alaska as a newspaper field; Missionaries and education; Dogs, dog punchers and dog races; Spectacular volcanoes; The cost of living in Alaska; Discovery and early history; British and Spanish expeditions; Occupation by the Russians; English explorers in Arctic; American occupation; Transfer to the United States; Systematic explorations by Americans; Work of the U.S. Geological Survey; The discovery of the Northwest Passage; and Alaska in short paragraphs.
Release date NZ
June 1st, 2005
Pages
568
Illustrations
illustrations
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Kessinger Publishing
Dimensions
152x229x32
ISBN-13
9781417917761
Product ID
2254189

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