The Milepost 2017

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ISBN: 1892154366
Release Date: 2017-03-01
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Author: Kristine Valencia
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Download and read online The Milepost 2017 in PDF and EPUB The MILEPOST� is Alaska's best known and most extensive travel guide. It was first published in 1949 as a 72-page mile-by-mile guide to the recently opened to the public Alaska ("Alcan") Highway. The 2017 edition has more than 700 pages of detailed travel information on 30 major routes--including the Alaska Highway, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year--and 60 side trips, totaling more than 15,000 miles of road in Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories, British Columbia and Alberta. The "quintessential reference" to Alaska travel, The MILEPOST� offers mile-by-mile descriptions of all highways, with details on accommodations, camping, sightseeing, attractions and services, as well as fascinating facts on the history and wildlife of the North. Trip planning help and answers to frequently asked questions are addressed in the Travel Planning section, with features on crossing the border, traveling with pets, the Alaska ferry system and suggested itineraries. The MILEPOST� includes more than 100 city and road maps; the wildly popular pull-out Plan-A-Trip Map; more than 600 photos; and free access to a digital edition of the book.


Guide to the Alaska Highway

Filename: guide-to-the-alaska-highway.pdf
ISBN: 9780897327473
Release Date: 2011-04-01
Number of pages: 288
Author: Ron Dalby
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press

Download and read online Guide to the Alaska Highway in PDF and EPUB Traveling across the great northern expanses from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, to Delta Junction, Alaska, the 1,500-mile Alaska Highway remains one of the greatest driving adventures of all time. Inside you will find details on gas prices, where to camp, how to prepare your vehicle for the journey, and insightful driving tips. Tips scattered through the guide tell you where to spot wildlife, let you in on a few favorite fishing holes, and highlight important destinations. Brimming with full-color photography, Guide to the Alaska Highway is the most stunning, the most complete, and most thoroughly researched book on the market today. This invaluable guide will help travelers tailor a safe, pleasant, and enjoyable drive through some of the most scenic and rugged landscape on Earth. This guide is perfect for the adventure lover.


Traveler s Guide to Alaskan Camping

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ISBN: 0982310153
Release Date: 2014-01-31
Number of pages: 488
Author: Mike Church
Publisher: Rolling Home Press

Download and read online Traveler s Guide to Alaskan Camping in PDF and EPUB Detailed routes and advice for exploring Alaska and northwestern Canada are provided in this guide for RV and tent campers. This grand tour of Alaska covers in detail the Alaskan Highway, routes throughout the Yukon and Alaska, and the ferry system in southeastern Alaska. Close to 500 campgrounds throughout the region are listed with pictures, descriptions of amenities, meticulous maps, and contact information for each; campgrounds suitable for large RVs are also identified. Along with important details for a safe trip—such as border crossings, budget planning, vehicle preparation or renting an RV, appropriate clothing, road conditions, and possible wildlife encounters—recreational information on hiking, mountain biking, boating, rafting, kayaking, and viewing wildlife is provided for each destination. This new edition has updated information on all the campsites, maps, GPS data, websites, prices, and contact information.


The Snake and the Salamander

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ISBN: 9781421421575
Release Date: 2017-01-10
Number of pages: 232
Author: Alvin R. Breisch
Publisher: JHU Press

Download and read online The Snake and the Salamander in PDF and EPUB In the best tradition of natural history writing and art, The Snake and the Salamander explores the diverse collection of reptiles and amphibians that inhabit the northeastern quadrant of the United States. Covering 13 states that run from Maine to Virginia, author Alvin R. Breisch and artist Matt Patterson showcase the lives of 83 species of snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs, and salamanders. These intriguing animals are organized by habitat and type, from forest to grassland to bogs to big waters, and revealed through a combination of Breisch’s engaging prose and Patterson’s original color illustrations. Breisch’s guided tour combines historical notes and conservation issues with lessons on genetics, evolution, habitats, life histories, and more. Discover how careful attention to frog calls coupled with DNA analysis led to the discovery of a new species of frog in New York City, why evolutionary adaptations made the Eastern Ratsnake a superb climber, and the surprising fact that Spiny Softshell turtles actually sprint on land to retreat from predators. Breisch also tells the odd tale of the Green Frog and the Smooth Greensnake, two "green species" that do not actually have any green pigment in their skin. Every species has a story to tell—one that will keep the reader wanting to learn more. The breadth of herpetofauna in the area will surprise many readers: more than 8% of the world’s salamanders and 11% of all turtle species live in the region. Beyond numbers, however, lie aesthetics. The surprising colors and fascinating lifestyles of the reptile and amphibian species in this book will mesmerize readers young and old.


Valley of the Gods

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ISBN: 9781476778969
Release Date: 2017-01-10
Number of pages: 272
Author: Alexandra Wolfe
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Valley of the Gods in PDF and EPUB In a riveting, hilarious account, reporter Alexandra Wolfe exposes a world that is not flat but bubbling—the men and women of Silicon Valley, whose hubris and ambition are changing the world. Each year, young people from around the world go to Silicon Valley to hatch an idea, start a company, strike it rich, and become powerful and famous. In Valley of the Gods, Wolfe follows three of these upstarts who have “stopped out” of college and real life to live and work in Silicon Valley in the hopes of becoming the next Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk. No one has yet documented the battle for the brightest kids, kids whose goals are no less than making billions of dollars—and the fight they wage in turn to make it there. They embody an American cultural transformation: A move away from the East Coast hierarchy of Ivy Leagues and country clubs toward the startup life and a new social order. Meet the billionaires who go to training clubs for thirty-minute “body slams” designed to fit in with the start-up schedule; attend parties where people devour peanut butter-and-jelly sushi rolls; and date and seduce in a romantic culture in which thick glasses, baggy jeans, and a t-shirt is the costume of any sex symbol (and where a jacket and tie symbolize mediocrity). Through Wolfe’s eyes, we discover how they date and marry, how they dress and live, how they plot and dream, and how they have created a business world and an economic order that has made us all devotees of them. A blistering, brilliant, and hysterical examination of this new ruling class, Valley of the Gods presents tomorrow’s strange new normal where the only outward signs of tech success are laptops and ideas.


The Alaska Cruise Handbook

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ISBN: 0979491509
Release Date: 2008-03-01
Number of pages: 287
Author: Joe Upton
Publisher: Epicenter Press

Download and read online The Alaska Cruise Handbook in PDF and EPUB Explore the Inside Passage and Alaska with award-winning author and mapmaker Joe Upton. For 20 years Upton explored the NW coast as a commercial fisherman and journalist, taking pictures, collecting stories, and catching fish. In this book and illustrated map set, with over 300 color and historical photos he has included all the information you need for a great cruise, plus his wonderful Alaska stories.


Geological Survey Bulletin

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ISBN: MINN:31951000861882S
Release Date: 1914
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Conservation Directory 2017

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ISBN: 9781631440519
Release Date: 2016-09-06
Number of pages: 624
Author: Lindsey Breuer
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Download and read online Conservation Directory 2017 in PDF and EPUB Do you want to take action to protect Earth’s environment? Are you interested in learning more about wildlife conservation and environmental groups? The Conservation Directory 2016 is a great resource for budding environmental activists and scholars alike who want to achieve a peaceful, equitable, and sustainable future. This all-inclusive volume is an amazing resource that can help further these environmental goals. The new and revised 2016 edition of the Conservation Directory is the most comprehensive listing of conservation and environmental organizations yet published, with information on more than four thousand government agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and colleges and universities, as well as more than eighteen thousand officials concerned with environmental conservation, education, and natural resource use and management. Each entry contains detailed contact information, including names, addresses, and telephone numbers. Also included are selected email and Internet addresses, descriptions of program areas, senior staff by name and responsibility, principal publications, and more. Entries are categorized by organization and state or country and are indexed alphabetically and by subject on topics ranging from acid rain to zoology. Each person listed in the directory is also indexed alphabetically.


2016 2017 Directory of American Politics

Filename: 2016-2017-directory-of-american-politics.pdf
ISBN: 9781631440366
Release Date: 2016-05-03
Number of pages: 608
Author: Arlander Brown III
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Download and read online 2016 2017 Directory of American Politics in PDF and EPUB The 2015–2016 edition of The Directory of American Politics is the most comprehensive listing of government and private political organizations yet published, with information on the offices of federal and state elected officials, interest groups, media outlets, Super PACs, and registered lobbyists—in short, an exhaustive listing of every significant organization and individual involved in the American political system. Each entry contains detailed contact information, including names, addresses, and telephone numbers. Also included are selected email and Internet addresses, websites, descriptions of committee assignments, senior staff by name and responsibility, a listing of sponsored legislation, and more. Entries are categorized by state, including those for congressional office holders, and are indexed alphabetically and by subject on topics ranging from voting records to campaign finance. Each person listed in the directory is also indexed alphabetically.


2017 California Penal Code Unabridged

Filename: 2017-california-penal-code-unabridged.pdf
ISBN: 9781563253805
Release Date: 2017-02-24
Number of pages: 1280
Author: LawTech Publishing Group
Publisher: LawTech Publishing Group

Download and read online 2017 California Penal Code Unabridged in PDF and EPUB The full text of the California Penal Code and the full text of the Evidence Code and Criminal Justice related sections from the following California Codes: Business & Professions; Family; Fish & Game; Harbors & Navigation; Health & Safety; Insurance; Public Resources and Welfare & Institutions, as well as the Peace Officers' Bill of Rights and the Miranda Advisement.




From the Blue Ridge to the Beach

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ISBN: 9780813700472
Release Date: 2017-03-17
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Author: Christopher M. Bailey
Publisher: Geological Society of America

Download and read online From the Blue Ridge to the Beach in PDF and EPUB Seven chapters explore the diverse geology of Virginia, from its Appalachian highlands to the Atlantic shore.


Administrative Report of the State Geologist

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ISBN: MSU:31293027005085
Release Date: 1912
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Author: Virginia Geological Survey
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The Milepost

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ISBN: 0882402161
Release Date: 1992-03
Number of pages: 600
Author: Alaska Northwest Publishing
Publisher:

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