eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Alaska, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756691915
  • ISBN-13: 9780756691912
  • DDC: 917.98045
  • 312 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Whether spotting a moose stopping traffic in Anchorage or exploring Alaska''s stunning glacier-lined coast by cruise ship, the Last Frontier is sure to exceed all expectations. Complete with 3D mapping, extensive hotel and restaurant selections, guided walks and evocative photography, this is the most colorful and comprehensive guide to Alaska on the market. Let DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: Alaska be your planning aid, companion and souvenir as you experience the richness of our northernmost state. Includes beautiful new full color photos, illustrations, and enhanced maps Extensive information on local customs, currency, medical services and transportation Helps travelers decide at a glance which regions are best suited to their trip.The guides that show you what others only tell you.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Introducing Alaska.
2: Discovering Alaska.
3: Putting Alaska on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Alaska.
5: Alaska’s Native Cultures.
6: Native Peoples of Alaska.
7: Volcanoes and Earthquakes.
8: Alaska’s Glaciers.
9: Landscape and Wildlife.
10: Birds of Alaska.
11: Russian Culture in Alaska.
12: Cruising the Inside Passage.
13: Cruising the Gulf Route.
14: Dogsledding.
15: Sportfishing in Alaska.
16: Alaska through the Year.
17: The Climate of Alaska.
18: The History of Alaska.
19: The Gold Rush.
20: Alaska Area by Area.
21: Alaska at a Glance.
22: Anchorage.
23: Exploring Anchorage.
24: Shopping in Anchorage.
25: Entertainment in Anchorage.
26: The Kenai Peninsula.
27: Exploring the Kenai Peninsula.
28: Prince William Sound.
29: Exploring Prince William Sound.
30: Southeast Alaska.
31: Exploring Southeast Alaska.
32: Western Interior Alaska.
33: Exploring Western Interior Alaska.
34: Eastern Interior Alaska.
35: Exploring Eastern Interior Alaska.
36: Southwest Alaska.
37: Exploring Southwest Alaska.
38: Arctic and Western Alaska.
39: Exploring Arctic and Western Alaska.
40: Travelers’ Needs.
41: Where to Stay.
42: Choosing a Hotel.
43: Where to Eat.
44: The Flavors of Alaska.
45: Choosing a Restaurant.
46: Cruising in Alaska.
47: Life on Board.
48: Shore Excursions.
49: Outdoor Activities.
50: Survival Guide.
51: Practical Information.
52: Personal Security and Health.
53: Banking and Currency.
54: Communications and Media.
55: Travel Information.
56: Alaska Marine Highway.
57: Traveling by Bus and Train.
58: The Alaska Railroad.
59: Traveling by Car and RV.
60: The Alaska Highway.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.