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Иллюстрированный путеводитель по Аляске. Множество фотографий, иллюстраций и карт как выбрать правильный маршрут. Планы и карты национальных парков Аляски. Огромный выбор отелей и ресторанов город за городом: достопримечательности и праздники. Прогулки, экскурсии и тематические маршруты. Alaska may be approximately divided , into 8 major areas. the biggest urban, Anchorage, brings a style of city lifestyles to the desolate tract, whereas to the south, the Kenai Peninsula deals more than a few outside actions. Prince William Sound, a awesome bay at the south coast, positive factors wonderful surroundings and wildlife-viewing. Southeast Alaska, an archipelago of wonderful islands, boasts the country capital Juneau, and a bunch of captivating cities. The enormous inside, bisected by means of the Alaska diversity, comprises Fairbanks, the states moment urban, and Alaskas section of the Klondike goldfields. Southwest Alaska combines stark volcanic landscapes with wonderful fishing grounds, whereas Arctic and Western Alaska is a pristine barren region. under is an outline of every of those different areas.

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Blueberry Festival (1st weekend), Ketchikan. The humble blueberry is honored with pie-eating contests, art exhibitions, folk music, food stalls, and even a slug race. Independence Day (Jul 4), across Alaska. While there are statewide celebrations, Seward has the biggest event with its Mount Marathon race. Seldovia and Skagway are also popular venues. World Eskimo-Indian Olympics Talkeetna Moose Dropping Festival (2nd weekend), Alaska Bearpaw Festival Southeast Alaska State Fair (mid-Jul), Eagle River near Anchorage.

On the trail, they sleep outdoors on hay, eating meat and fish for energy and warmth. Bred for Alaskan winters, they perform best at about -29º C (-20º F). A P O R T R A I T O F A L A S K A 39 ALASKA’S DOGSLED RACES Dogsled races feature in winter festivals all over Alaska, but the best-known mushing event is the famed Iditarod. Other popular races include the Yukon Quest, Glennallen’s Copper Basin 300, which is a qualifier for the Iditarod, and the World Championship Sled Dog Races. Racers come from all over the world to serve apprenticeships with established mushers and to learn how to care for the dogs and cope with the elements.

Whittier SEEPPn • Anchorage LOCATOR t le ok In Area of main map Co  Whittier  Seward 0 km 0 miles PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND MONTAGUE ISLAND 50 50 Seward is the beginning or end point for most cruises sailing the Gulf of Alaska. Nestled between mountains and the sea, this attractive city has plenty of charm. PORTS OF CALL Cordova see p122 Valdez see pp118–19  Whittier see p116  Seward see pp98–101 Prince William Sound’s fragile environment has made an amazing recovery since 1989’s disastrous Exxon Valdez oil spill (see p119).

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