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Alaska to Nunavut: The Great Rivers
Alaska to Nunavut: The Great Rivers Neil Hartling 1552635155 9781552635155 Alaska to Nunavut showcases a diverse array of northern rivers, introducing readers to each rivers unique beauty and highlightsits landscape, flora and fauna. The book uses st
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Alaska to Nunavut: The Great Rivers by Neil Hartling

Alaska to Nunavut showcases a diverse array of northern rivers, introducing readers to each rivers unique beauty and highlightsits landscape, flora and fauna. The book uses stunning colour photographs, which portray the rivers as treasure troves of ecological beauty and opportunities for adventure. The rivers are a string of jewels across the top of the continent that are a life list of eco/adventure destinations for eco-travelers and armchair adventurers alike. The North has captivated those with a craving for alluring images of exotic wildlife, flora, scenery and activity. Alaska to Nunavut features attractive maps and insights into the unique attributes, history, ecology and First Nations culture of the regions discussed. The book also harks back to the days predating the Gold Rush and details the role northern rivers played in the rush to riches.Rivers featured in Alaska to Nunavut include: South Nahanni, River of Goldthe ultimate Canadian river. Alsek River, Worlds Largest Bio Preservea river with alpine origins. Tatshenshini, Ice Age Riverflows through the heart of the largest bio-preserve in the world. Firth River, Marvel of Diversitymountains, canyons and tundra. Snake River, An Arctic Mountain Rivera symbol of remote beauty, a pristine venue for hiking and whitewater canoeing. Wind River, Revels of the Klondike Gold Rushan inviting watercourse for the novice whitewater canoeist. Stikine River, Spatsizi Plateau, Wilderness Park to the Alaskas Inside Passagepanoramic alpine reaches and challenging whitewater. Burnside River, Arctic Wonderlandwhere caribou live and cotton grass grows Coppermine River, Sandstone Rapids (Bloody Fall)uncommonly pure, clear water Horton River, the Smoking HillsCanadas most northerly river, with gentle currents it flows through the Tundra to the arctic coast.

Author: Neil Hartling

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Key Porter Books

Publication Date: 2005-02-10

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Neil Hartling  Paperback