Alaska; its history, climate and natural resources

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Swineford, Alfred P. Alaska + its history, climate and natural resources. Chicago, New York, Rand. Alaska | This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.

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Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Swineford, Alfred P., Alaska, its history, climate and natural resources.

Chicago: Rand. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Alaska + Its History, Climate and Natural Resources at The history of Alaska dates back to the Upper Paleolithic period (aro BC), when foraging groups crossed the Bering land bridge into what is now western the time of European contact by the Russian explorers, the area was populated by Alaska Native groups.

The name "Alaska" derives from the Aleut word Alaxsxaq (also spelled Alyeska), meaning "mainland" (literally, "the object. Art Sowls/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Alaska occupies a huge peninsula, from which hang two long extensions. To the southwest stretch the Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands chain.

To the climate and natural resources book is a mile- (kilometer-) long strip bordering on British its eastern side the Alaskan mainland is adjacent to the Canadian territory of Yukon. What are some natural resources in Alaska.

A book of the names and address of people living in a city. Asked in History of the United States, US Presidents, Colonial America. The NCA Education Resources for the Alaska Region features guiding questions, key figures, related resources, reviewed lesson plans, videos for all of the NCA key messages for each region.

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This is a rather good book on the whole. I don't think it's quite five stars but it should get more than 4, maybe if the rating was possible. It's a solid natural history of Alaska's North Slope, and the picture it paints should keep armchair travelers in their armchairs- 5/5(2).

Interior & Northern Alaska: A Natural History 1st Edition This book is a fascinating look at how plants and animals have adapted to the climate extremes found in our northernmost state. Even for a native Texan, the clear and informative descriptions of the various adaptive mechanisms is captivating.

Amazon Ignite Sell your original 5/5(5). Inthe first Russian settlement in Alaska was established on Kodiak Island at Three Saints Bay. The s. In April of The United States purchased Alaska for $ million dollars in gold; roughly two cents an acre.

In gold was discovered near Sitka. Duringmore t people arrived in Alaska in search of gold. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR or Arctic Refuge) is a national wildlife refuge in northeastern Alaska, United consists of 19, acres (78, km 2) in the Alaska North Slope region. It is the largest national wildlife refuge in the country, slightly larger than the Yukon Delta National Wildlife refuge is administered from offices in on: North Slope Borough and Yukon.

Today Alaska is one of the richest U.S. states thanks to its abundance of natural resources, grow in Alaska’s harsh climate.

this history. When Bering finally located Alaska in Spanning alm years, this book is the definition of epic historical fiction. Beginning with the migration of mastodon and saber-toothed tigers from Siberia to Alaska across the Bering Land Bridge and continuing forward to the signing of the Alaska Statehood Act that made Alaska the 49th state inthe history of the nations largest state is laid out in surprisingly readable fashion/5.

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Things that we depend upon and value — water, energy, transportation, wildlife, agriculture, ecosystems, and human health — are experiencing the effects.

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Alaska - Alaska - Economy: The Alaskan economy is conditioned strongly by the state’s continuing status as a frontier. While the high costs of labour and transportation and complicated environmental and land-use constraints still tend to discourage outside investment, major improvements in infrastructure have lowered the costs of economic transformation significantly.

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This book is hard-bound in blue cloth with gilt Seller Rating: % positive. NATURAL RESOURCES, PUBLIC LANDS, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND LEGAL CONFLICT.

conflict or a conflict of goals or management strategies, and 2) presenting an issue uniquely important to the State of Alaska, its citizens, or its resources, or demonstrates a problem common in several Western states or Arctic nations.

Natural resource questions in. 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. The Museums also assist and advise in the growth, development, and excellence of other museums within Alaska.

Alaska - Alaska - History: People have inhabited Alaska si bce. At that time a land bridge extended from Siberia to eastern Alaska, and migrants followed herds of animals across it. Of these migrant groups, the Athabaskans, Aleuts, Inuit, Yupik, Tlingit, and Haida remain in Alaska.

As early asnative peoples of Siberia reported the existence of a huge piece of land lying due east. San Francisco Book Review "Provides useful information and analysis, and it could provide reading for a case study on the Alaska pipeline in an environmental or energy policy class.

Its short length, limited scope, and clear explanations make it ideal for such uses."—Journal of Environmental Studies &. Kodiak Natural History. Geographic Location and Geologic Setting Situated in the Gulf of Alaska, Kodiak Island is separated from mainland Alaska by Shelikof Strait. Kodiak Island is located 25 miles (40 km) southeast of the Alaska Peninsula, approximately 90 miles ( km) southwest of the Kenai Peninsula.

State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources. W. 7th Ave, Suite Anchorage, AK Phone: () Fax: () TTY: Dial or Alaska: A Novel - James A Michener In classic Michener style, tenacity of both the human kind and of the natural world is chronicled in a sweeping epic beginning with Alaska’s geologic creation and its first inhabitants through World War II.

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If you love those things too, this book is for you. The author follows the route of the scientific (and pleasure) expedition along Alaskas coast/5.