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strangest town in Alaska

the history of Whittier, Alaska and the Portage Valley

by Taylor, Alan

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Published by Kokogiak Media in Seattle, WA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Whittier (Alaska),
  • Portage Valley (Alaska)
    • Subjects:
    • Whittier (Alaska) -- History.,
    • Whittier (Alaska) -- History -- Pictorial works.,
    • Portage Valley (Alaska) -- History.,
    • Portage Valley (Alaska) -- History -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtext, illustrations, and photographs by Alan Taylor ; additional photography by Christina Taylor.
      GenrePictorial works.
      ContributionsTaylor, Christina.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF914.W48 T39 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 114 p. :
      Number of Pages114
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6800758M
      ISBN 100967786002
      LC Control Number00131104
      OCLC/WorldCa44744551

        Alaska – It’s illegal to tie a dog to your car roof Arizona – It’s against the law to drive a car in reverse on a public road Arkansas – Don’t honk your car horn anywhere that serves cold drinks or sandwiches after 9 p.m. Alaska is the northernmost and westernmost state in the United States and has the most easterly longitude in the United States because the Aleutian Islands extend into the Eastern Hemisphere. Alaska is the only non-contiguous U.S. state on continental North America; about miles ( km) of British Columbia (Canada) separates Alaska from statehood: Territory of Alaska.

      Alan Taylor, The Strangest Town in Alaska: The History of Whittier, Alaska and the Portage Valley (Seattle: Kokogiak Media, ), pp., paper, $ plus postage, ISBN , Phinney Avenue North, Seattle, WA Consisting primarily of a Cold War era skyscraper at the end of a two-mile tunnel, Whittier probably is the. The Best Beaches in Alaska. With more t miles of shoreline, these are the best beaches to visit.

      Best Small Towns in Alaska By Lisa Maloney, author of Moon Alaska When it comes to Alaska, the “big” cities—Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau, with populations of ,, 32, respectively—offer the widest range of shopping, accommodations and transport options.   Nope, not a town filled with people named Kurtis, but a town named for A.G. Curtis, who had a general store that became the town's post office. 26 odd facts about a .


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