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Иллюстрированный путеводитель по Аляске. Множество фотографий, иллюстраций и карт как выбрать правильный маршрут. Планы и карты национальных парков Аляски. Огромный выбор отелей и ресторанов город за городом: достопримечательности и праздники. Прогулки, экскурсии и тематические маршруты. Alaska could be approximately divided , into 8 major areas. the most important urban, Anchorage, brings a flavor of city lifestyles to the desolate tract, whereas to the south, the Kenai Peninsula bargains a number of outside actions. Prince William Sound, a miraculous bay at the south coast, good points fabulous surroundings and wildlife-viewing. Southeast Alaska, an archipelago of beautiful islands, boasts the nation capital Juneau, and a bunch of fascinating cities. The colossal inside, bisected by way of the Alaska diversity, comprises Fairbanks, the states moment urban, and Alaskas part of the Klondike goldfields. Southwest Alaska combines stark volcanic landscapes with high-quality fishing grounds, whereas Arctic and Western Alaska is a pristine desolate tract. under is an outline of every of those varied areas.

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Bering Sea (mild and stormy): Year-round blustery conditions. OME , ! P Southeast Maritime (cool wet): Cool rainy summer, mild winter. 6 in in in in Jul Oct Jan month Apr Late summer sun shines on Nome’s timber buildings THE MIDNIGHT SUN Due to Alaska’s northerly location, and bisected as it is by the Arctic Circle, it never really gets dark here between late May and mid-July. At this time of the year, the long daylight hours spark a frenzy of late-night activities among the Alaskans, who play golf and baseball at midnight, and after work, set off on a day’s worth of projects before going to bed.

Alaska Highland Games (last weekend), Eagle River near Anchorage. Visitors can see the hammer toss, stone and caber throws, eat haggis, and listen to bagpipe music. JULY T H R O U G H T H E Y E A R 43 picnic, Miss Bear Paw Pageant, and a 300-yard (270-m) dash called the Tri-Bear-a-Thon. Fairbanks Golden Days (3rd week). An air show and a host of citywide activities are part of this event, which ends with a grand parade featuring a junk truck and a “hoosegow” (jail) wagon. Deltana Fair (last weekend), Delta Junction.

Fly-in fishing, a quintessential Alaskan experience, involves a floatplane flight to a remote lake for some quiet angling. A P O R T R A I T O F A L A S K A TIPS FOR ANGLERS Fishing licenses: non-residents pay $20 per day, $35 for 3 days, $55 for a week, $80 for 2 weeks, and $145 for a year. state. us/license Best fishing sites: the Kenai River, Bristol Bay, and Kodiak offer the best salmon fishing. Halibut are found along the southwest Kenai Peninsula, Kodiak Island, and Southeast Alaska. Lakes and streams across Alaska have great trout fishing.

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