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Alaska mammals

Alaska mammals

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Published by Alaska Geographic Society in [Anchorage, Alaska] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska.
    • Subjects:
    • Mammals -- Alaska.,
    • Hunting -- Alaska.,
    • Whaling -- Alaska.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementchief editor, Jim Rearden.
      SeriesAlaska geographic,, v. 8, no. 2
      ContributionsRearden, Jim.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF901 .A266 vol. 8, no. 2, QL719.A4 .A266 vol. 8, no. 2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p. :
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4255620M
      ISBN 100882401556
      LC Control Number81000976
      OCLC/WorldCa7282497

      Our Vision and Mission VISION: Alaska will sustain its vibrant marine, coastal, and watershed ecosystems, with strong coastal communities and people who make decisions using science-based and traditional knowledge for the social and economic benefit of all Alaskans. This book explains geology using language that is easy to understand. Does the animal have any tags or identifying marks? The island formed about 14, years ago, as sea levels rose, isolating its population of mammoths.

      They can also be seen in the waters of Prince William Sound. True stories of the pioneers who forged and prospected the Kantishna hills and of others who were drawn by adventures and a vision. Because coyotes are very secretive, they are rarely seen by Alaska residents. Paul Island until Russian whalers came aground in

      The next morning the snow child is gone—but they glimpse a young, blonde-haired girl running through the trees. In the winter, they are most common in the Kuskokwim DeltaSt. And here, too, 38 separate cores from St. So instead, researchers believe, the culprit was climate. Kodiak bears[ edit ] Kodiak Island is home to Kodiak bearsanother subspecies that is the largest type of brown bear in the world.


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To live in a pristine land unchanged by man. Predators of red foxes include wolves, lynx, coyotes, wolverines, humans primarily as trappersand perhaps bears. Although most fossil specimens of the giant marine reptile Megalneusaurus have been unearthed in Wisconsin, researchers have discovered smaller bones in Alaska, which may wind up being assigned to juveniles of this foot-long, ton behemoth.

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The rocky foundations of Alaska are just as varied and vital as the people who live in the landscape. It does appear, however, that these mammals were existing species of their still-living counterparts, rather than completely extinct genera. The sections include Native sacred stories, early explorations, mountaineering, natural history and modern adventures.

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She hunts with a red fox at her side, skims lightly across the snow, and somehow survives alone in the Alaskan wilderness. Collection of essays, stories and pictures of the women who played key roles in the Alaskan Goldrush.

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Marine Mammals of Alaska Field Guide

However, a trove of fossils discovered in of all places Lost Chicken Creek helps to redress the balance somewhat: no prehistoric chickens, sadly, but rather bison, horses, and caribou. Filled with color photos and clearly written descriptions, and printed on water-resistant paper, it is a must-have for anyone interested in Alaska's coastal ecosystems.

The single best way to avoid confusion is to use scientific names. Through describing personal experiences, John McPhee blends an informative array of history, issues and facts. Paul Island until Russian whalers came aground in Guide to Marine Mammals of Alaska is the only book that exclusively covers all 29 marine mammal species of Alaska.

Each whale, porpoise, dolphin, seal, sea lion, walrus, sea otter, and polar bear is described and illustrated/5(6). In addition, the least weasel does not occur on the Kodiak Archipelago or on most islands in Southeast Alaska. The short-tailed weasel occurs in the Old World where it is known by the name of “stoat.” Though they may look like cute pets, ermines, or short-tailed weasels, are.

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