|Rating||Date Added||Downloads|| |
|The "stepstone" for all potential prospectors during the 1898 Klondyke Gold Rush. People arrived by ship in Skagway, AK, than had to schlepp around 100s of kg of supplies up the valley and up the pass. On top of the pass (the border between Alaska and B.C.) there was a weigh scale where Canadian official checked if goldrushers had enough supplies to last one winter in the Yukon. They ...||08/21/2005||414|
|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||05/25/2006||460|
|Wachusett Mountain Ski Area is a skiing resort located on the mountain Mount Wachusett in the towns of Princeton and Westminster in Worcester County of Massachusetts. It has 22 trails being serviced by 8 lifts, including 2 high-speed quads, which is unusual for a resort of its size.|
Wachusett Mountain appeals mostly to commuting skiers from the nearby major cities of Boston, Mass...
|In former times, Yumenguan Pass (Jade Gate Pass) was called Small Square City. Why was its name changed? There is an interesting story about Yumenguan Pass that answers this question.|
|By toggling photo-overlay in and out one can move oil platforms around the pass.||09/27/2005||1,068|
|The Altamont Pass Wind Farm located in the Altamont Pass of the Diablo Range in Central California. It is a one of the earliest wind farms in the United States. The wind farm is composed of over 4900 relatively small wind turbines of various types, making it at one time the largest farm in the world in terms of capacity. Altamont Pass is still the largest concentration of wind turbines in the w...||08/17/2005||575|
|Fishing spots in Alaska - work in progress - I've started near my base of operations in the interior near Delta Junction||05/07/2006||351|
|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||529|
|The Trans-Alaska Pipeline from Prudhoe Bay Oilfield all the way down to the Port of Valdez. ||08/12/2005||882|
|India, China reopen Silk Road pass.|
NATHU LA, China-India Border - Asian giants India and China opened a Himalayan pass to border trade on Thursday, 44 years after a frontier war shut down the ancient route.
|The Torugart Pass is a pass in the Tian Shan mountain range. Elevation: 3,752 m (12,310 ft).|
The pass is the main border crossing between the People's Republic of China (Xinjiang province) and Kyrgyzstan. The nearest large Chinese city is Kashgar, the nearest Kyrgyz city is Naryn. The road on the Kyrgyz side, from Torugart to Naryn and then to Balykshy and Bishkek, is narrow and ...
|Buldir Island (52║21'N 175║56'E) is the most remote island in the Aleutians, located in the middle of a 120 mile wide pass between the Rat Islands and the Near Islands. With 21 breeding seabird species (including 12 auks), the island supports the most diverse seabird colony in the northern hemisphere. In collaboration with the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge of the US Fish and Wildlife...||11/08/2006||392|