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Alaska S Bears

Author : Bill Sherwonit
ISBN : 9781943328567
Genre : Nature
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Alaska is truly bear country. It is the only one of America’s fifty states to be inhabited by all three of North America’s ursine species: black, polar bear, and brown bear (also known as grizzly). Alaska’s Bears is a handy guidebook to the bears of Alaska, a book that slips easily into a jacket pocket or a day pack, and that provides entertaining armchair reading when you’re not in bear country. Here in one compact edition is a book that can help you understand Alaska’s bears and their natural histories. Learn about their appearances, behaviors, yearly cycles, ecological niches, and relationships with humans. Find full details on how to visit Alaska’s prime bear-viewing and get tips for traveling safely through bear country. Complementing Bill Sherwonit’s text are photographs from longtime Alaskan Tom Walker, a premier wildlife photographer who has spent hundreds of hours in the company of bears.
Category: Nature

The Bears Of Brooks Falls Wildlife And Survival On Alaska S Brooks River

Author : Michael Fitz
ISBN : 9781682685112
Genre : Nature
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A natural history and celebration of the famous bears and salmon of Brooks River. On the Alaska Peninsula, where exceptional landscapes are commonplace, a small river attracts attention far beyond its scale. Each year, from summer to early fall, brown bears and salmon gather at Brooks River to create one of North America’s greatest wildlife spectacles. As the salmon leap from the cascade, dozens of bears are there to catch them (with as many as forty-three bears sighted in a single day), and thousands of people come to watch in person or on the National Park Service’s popular Brooks Falls Bearcam. The Bears of Brooks Falls tells the story of this region and the bears that made it famous in three parts. The first forms an ecological history of the region, from its dormancy 30,000 years ago to the volcanic events that transformed it into the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes. The central and longest section is a deep dive into the lives of the wildlife along the Brooks River, especially the bears and salmon. Readers will learn about the bears’ winter hibernation, mating season, hunting rituals, migration patterns, and their relationship with Alaska’s changing environment. Finally, the book explores the human impact, both positive and negative, on this special region and its wild population.
Category: Nature

Alaska S Weather

Author : Mark Evangelista
ISBN : UOM:39015050249559
Genre : Nature
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Alaska Geographic is an award-winning series that presents the people, places, and wonders of Alaska to the world. Over the past 30 years, Alaska Geographic has earned its reputation as the publication for those who love Alaska. The series boasts more than 100 books to date, featuring communities from Barrow to Ketchikan, animals from bears to dinosaurs, history from the Russian explorers to today, and natural phenomena from the aurora to glaciers. Written by leading experts in their fields, these books are illustrated throughout with world-class photography and include colorful maps for reference.
Category: Nature

Alaska S Wildlife

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ISBN : MINN:31951P00270369B
Genre : Wildlife conservation
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Category: Wildlife conservation

Alaska S Inside Passage Traveler

Author : Ellen Searby
ISBN : STANFORD:36105028561210
Genre : Travel
File Size : 26.21 MB
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Use Alaska and British Columbia ferries to plan the trip you want!
Category: Travel

Alaska Bear Tales

Author : Larry Kaniut
ISBN : 0882402323
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 43.99 MB
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Describes both humorous and deadly contacts between humans and bears in Alaska and reviews the precautions for avoiding a bear attack
Category: Fiction

Alaska On The Fly

Author : Dan Heiner
ISBN : 0963740717
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 27.7 MB
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Category: Sports & Recreation

Alaska S Three Bears

Author : Shelley Gill
ISBN : 9780934007115
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 74.21 MB
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The polar bear, the black bear, and the grizzly travel across America's last wilderness to find perfect homes in a story complemented by bear facts
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Shores And Alps Of Alaska

Author : Heywood Walter Seton-Karr
ISBN : NYPL:33433081786109
Genre : Alaska
File Size : 89.87 MB
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Category: Alaska

Alaska S Wildlife

Author : Tom Walker
ISBN : CORNELL:31924074183694
Genre : Nature
File Size : 46.9 MB
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Tom Walker, Alaska's premier wildlife photographer, presents the state's well-know wildlife along with its more unusual species in the incredible selections of photos taken for this book. The text is the fascinating story of how and why he obtains these marvelous pictures.
Category: Nature


Author : Dennis R. Paulson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110168437
Genre : Nature
File Size : 54.79 MB
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This title contains all the information needed to find, identify, and learn about Alaska's animal and plant life. It also includes descriptions of Alaska's most frequently visited parks and reserves. This title contains color illustrations of more than 320 of Alaska's most common invertebrates, insects, amphibians, fishes, birds, and mammals. It contains information for identifying and locating these animals as well as their ecology, behavior, and conservation. The book also details the most common plants a traveler would encounter. Alaska is easy to carry, entertainingly written, and contains up-to-date information. Key Features * Identifying and location information on the most frequently seen animals; * Up-do-date information on the ecology, behavior and conservation of the animals; * Information on Alaska's habitats and on the most common plants you will encounter; * Brief description of Alaska's most frequently visited parks and reserves
Category: Nature

Grizzly Bears Of Alaska

Author : Debbie S. Miller
ISBN : 9781570619328
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 24.57 MB
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Describes grizzly bears' behaviors, habitats, and life cycles.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Alaska S Accessible Wilderness

Author : Bill Sherwonit
ISBN : STANFORD:36105019372544
Genre : Travel
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This traveler's guide to the state parks of Alaska is useful for the traveler and the arm chair traveler. Alaska's state park system is the nation's largest and grandest, covering almost 120 state park units. In words, color photos and maps, Bill Sherwonit details six of the state's wildest, and most alluring parklands. Here are glaciers, unscaled mountains, ancient forests, and high alpine tundra. You will see salmon-rich streams, vast lakes, and remote islands. Wildlife abounds, and beauty is to behold. For all their wildness and unspoiled beauty, these parklands are remarkably easy to reach and in most cases, explore.
Category: Travel

More Alaska Bear Tales

Author : Larry Kaniut
ISBN : 0942381033
Genre : Bear hunting
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In a sequel to "Alaska's Bear Tales," Larry Kaniut offers more true stories of encounters between bears and humans that are action-packed and compelling.
Category: Bear hunting

Alaskan Bear Adventures

Author : Walter Lloyd Finton
ISBN : UOM:39015017493746
Genre : Bears
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Category: Bears

The World Famous Alaska Highway

Author : Tricia Brown
ISBN : STANFORD:36105133018239
Genre : Travel
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Calling something ""World Famous"" doesn't make it world famous, but the Alaska Highway actually is known around the world. Mention the name or its familiar nickname, ""The Alcan,"" and somebody in the crowd has driven it or has always wanted to ""do"" the highway. And why not? This amazing road through the northern reaches of Canada and into Alaska has cast a spell on the motoring public for more than sixty years, ever since it was hurriedly built in 1942. After World War II, with the opening of the road to civilians, Alaska was finally a drive-to destination, and the stream of tourists hasn't stopped. The Alaska Highway spans the northern reaches of Canada into Alaska. This illustrated guide highlights this amazing stretch of road that has cast a spell on the motoring public for more than 60 years.
Category: Travel

Alaska S Southeast

Author : Sarah Eppenbach
ISBN : 0762711876
Genre : Alaska
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Discover the rich landscape and scenic beauty of Alaska's Inside Passage, including Skagway, Haines, Juneau, Sitka, Petersburg, Wrangell, and Ketchikan. Alaska's Southeast details the region's history, culture, geography, and flora and fauna. It also provides extensive information on when to go, what to bring, how to get there and how to get around, where to eat, and where to stay. With more than 10 million acres of forest, 1,000 islands, 10,000 miles of shoreline, 50 to 70 major glaciers, and thousands of brown bears and eagles, Alaska's Southeast offers much to be explored.
Category: Alaska