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Geology of the Alaska Railroad Region.

United States Geological Survey

Geology of the Alaska Railroad Region.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

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SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 907
ContributionsCapps, Stephen R.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21731920M

A short drive along the Resurrection River toward Exit Glacier to observe the topography, vegetation and natural habitats surrounding a glacial environment. Sign at Anchorage train station. The matter here presented should be credited in a measure to all of these investigators, but for many of the theories advanced the writer alone is responsible. Your ATG guide will arrange for a boxed lunch for you to take along.

If you have been on the Rocky Mountaineer in Canada in Gold Service you'll find these ultra-domes familiar as they are of a similar design and built by the same firm. Otto F. Maximum 13 passengers traveling with 1 Alaska resident guide in one of our deluxe small coaches. You will spend time in front of the mighty Holgate Glacier, an actively calving tidewater glacier.

Only three large areas remain almost entirely unmapped: One in southwestern Alaska, between Cook Inlet and the lower Kuskokwim, and the others in northern Alaska, embracing the Arctic watershed east and west of the Colville River. The facts regarding the geography and geology, scattered as they are through the many books and reports of this period, are not always readily accessible, and the time seems ripe to present them in a summarized form. A June report by the commission has recommended Carmacks, Yukonas a hub. The train departs at and your guide will drive with luggage and meet you in Talkeetna at pm pm Travel continues onboard your ATG coach for the final segment into Anchorage. Travel with a small group, in a comfortable executive shuttle and with an Alaska resident as your driver -guide. There's plenty of room to move around, and it's very relaxed.


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You will spend time in front of the mighty Holgate Glacier, an actively calving tidewater glacier. However, you can often stay in the dome for longer as it's not usually crowded, as most travellers reportedly stay put in their own seats.

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