A Naturalist In Alaska

Author: Adolph Murie
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816511686
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Paperback reissue (first publication was 1961) of the entirely charming, even magical study of the life cycles and interrelationships of the animals of Alaska. The pen-and-ink drawings are by Adolph's brother Olaus.

Steller S Island

Author: Dean Littlepage
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9781594850578
Size: 33.14 MB
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This book examines the historical legacy of the man whose name graces the Steller's jay, Steller sea lion, Steller's eider, and more.

Travels In Alaska

Author: John Muir
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547561677
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Muir's Alaskan trips also were a culmination of the feats of exploration that helped
make him famous. As Edwin Way Teale observed, Muir was not a "thrill seeker"
— the exploits served his vocation as a naturalist. Nevertheless, his Alaska
adventures make thrilling reading. Along with mountaineering, which hed
perfected in California, they included two epic voyages. In 1879, he canoed an
eight-hundred-mile loop from Wrangell Island in the south to Glacier Bay in the
north, becoming ...

Wilderness And The American Mind

Author: Roderick Frazier Nash
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300190387
Size: 67.55 MB
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Indicative of the continued interest in this kind of book, a paperback edition
appeared in 1971. 45. Olaus J. Murie, journeys to the Far North (Palo Alto, (121.,
1973); William 0. Douglas, [My Wilderness: The Pacific West (New York, 1960),
Chapter 1. Another Murie, Adolph, contributed A Naturalist in Alaska (Old
Greenwich, Conn., 4.6. For example, “Advertising Supplement,” Travel, 147 (
1977) and Alaska 1961). Alaska 293 Beginning in the 19505, and increasing in
the subsequent two .

Hoshino S Alaska

Author: Michio Hoshino
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811856515
Size: 13.31 MB
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Hoshino's Alaska celebrates his life and work by collecting nearly 150 of his bestimages, along with insightful excerpts from his writings, and essays by his close friend and translator Karen Colligan-Taylor and by author and photographer ...

Native Plants Of Southeast Alaska

Author: Judy Kathryn Hall
Publisher: Windy Ridge Publishing
Size: 72.71 MB
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A comprehensive field guide to native ferns, trees, shrubs, grasses, sedges, rushes and herbs found in Southeast and South-central Alaska.

Polar State Parables

Author: Kenneth W. Smith
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 059530642X
Size: 36.34 MB
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He was also instrumental in working with the Indian folk of Southeastern Alaska
to break some of the cultural attitudes that threatened to disrupt the tribes and
clans. While traveling to Sitka, he met and married Miss Fanny Kellog and
together they served the rest of their lives in Alaska. In many of his travels his
friend, John Muir, a naturalist, accompanied him. Together they traveled to many
corners of Southeastern Alaska. Not only was naturalism their goal but also the
conversion of ...


Author: Marilyn Sigman
Publisher: University of Alaska Press
ISBN: 1602233497
Size: 30.24 MB
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