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Publisher Comments:

Travel along the corridor of the famous trans-Alaska pipeline and see the dramatic landscapes, wildlife and communities along its 800-mile length.

Book News Annotation:

In this big-format volume (10x13.5"), the landscape of Alaska and the construction of the trans-Alaska pipeline are described with captioned full-page color photos (from various photographers) and essays by an environmental scientist who was once an oil company employee. Gilders describes the geology and natural history of the state, the task of constructing and maintaining the pipeline, and the role of oil companies in Alaska. The governor of Alaska contributed the foreword. Don't look here for words or pictures indicating anything but the pipeline's favorable impact on the people and environment of the state. Lacks references and an index.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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""Crossing Alaska"" whisks readers along the corridor of the trans-Alaska pipeline, displaying dramatic landscapes, wildlife, and communities along its 800-mile length, from the Arctic Ocean to Prince William Sound. 146 color photos. 2 maps.

About the Author

Michelle Gilders was born in England and studied biology at New College, Oxford University. She won the 2001 National Outdoor Book Award for Design and Artistic Merit for The Living Wild. She lives in Canmore, Alberta.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558683099
Author:
Gilders, Michelle
Publisher:
Graphic Arts Books
Author:
Gilders, Michelle A.
Location:
Portland, OR :
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Guidebooks
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
North America
Subject:
United States - Pacific - Alaska
Subject:
Alaska
Subject:
Travel - U.S./West
Subject:
Alaska Description and travel.
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Travel - U.S./West
Subject:
Alaska Pictorial works.
Subject:
Americana-Western States
Subject:
Travel-US Western States
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series Volume:
v. 53
Publication Date:
19970631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144 p.
Dimensions:
13.86x10.36x1.08 in. 3.60 lbs.

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