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|The winter-white Alaska shoreline provides a vivid contrast to the turquoise swirls in the black waters of the Gulf of Alaska. This burst of color in an otherwise black-and-white scene is caused by sediment, ground into fine powder by mountain glaciers and carried into the Gulf of Alaska through many waterways. The largest contributor of sediment shown in this photo-like image is the Copper Riv...||08/30/2007||952|
|A floating crane in Anchorage (Alaska)||06/08/2006||541|
|More Alaska Fishing Sites - I'm expanding outward from my base of operations near scenic Delta Junction Alaska. I've added photos to placemarks and links to all things fishing in the AK. This little project may take a while - Please enjoy and send me your favorite Alaska Fishing sites and stories||05/26/2006||585|
|Take a Tour of Glaciers and Their Glacial Valleys in the Hohe Tauern National Park in the Austrian Alps ~ See Them as Only Google Earth can Show Them ~ Double Click The Glaciers and Glacial Valleys Tour ~ Then Hit The Play Button to Take a Tour that Only Google Earth Can Give ~ Make Sure that the Terrain Layer is Engaged ~ If Necessary Set your Tour Speed to 4 or 5 Seconds too Allow the Scenes ...||10/13/2006||1,268|
|The Grande Dixence dam, in the canton of Valais in Switzerland, is at 285 metres high one of the worlds tallest dams. It holds back a lake, the Lac des Dix, around 16 km long.|
The top of the dam is at an altitude of 2,365 metres in a steep mountain valley. Tunnels bring the water to three power stations in the Rhone valley over 1,800 metres below.
The dam is situat...
|Turn around at this place where five glaciers squeeze into one valley and you have seen 10 of the 30 highest mountains on earth. The view includes several peaks of more than 8000m: K2, Broad Peak and several Gasherbrum summits. Named after a similar awe inspiring view on Aletschgletscher [-glacier], Switzerland.||07/24/2005||1,787|
|Some stuff floating in the water.||02/14/2009||714|
|Attractions include Wave Lagoon, with artificial waves to surf or swim; Thunder River, with a 13-meter tower and slides for single or double ride rafting tubes; Calypso Curves, with 12-meter slides; Caribbean Waters, with 350 meters of river-like streams for floating; Big Jamaica, with family rafting rides for groups of up to five; and Terror Tower, with 18-meter tower slides and high-speed tri...||12/02/2007||481|
|Bow Lake, in the Canadian (Albertan to be precise) Rockies. In Glorious Random High-Definition.|
This lake is fed by the glaciers next to it, and that water flows down the mighty Bow River (Named so because the Natives used the trees nearby to make bows), and eventually ends up in the Hudson Bay, but not after stopping through many cities and towns, including Calgary, Alberta.
|Fishing spots in Alaska - work in progress - I've started near my base of operations in the interior near Delta Junction||05/07/2006||399|
|There are 3,066 counties in the United States, and many other city, borough and census areas, Here is a small collection of those (27) that make up the state of Alaska.||04/26/2006||592|
|These people they make their huts on floating vegetation and subside on fish. There are thousands of people living in these swamps. |
J. Michael Fay