Travels in Alaska

Travels in Alaska

Muir, John, 1838-1914

Revised edition.

Publication Information
Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, [2016]


Physical Description
1 online resource (158 pages)


General Note
Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1915.

Part One. The trip of 1879 -- Puget Sound and British Columbia -- Alexander Archipelago and the home I found in Alaska -- Wrangell Island and Alaska summers -- The Stickeen River -- A cruise in the Cassiar -- The Cassiar Trail -- Glenora Peak -- Exploration of the Stickeen glaciers -- A canoe voyage to northward -- The discovery of Glacier Bay -- The country of the Chilcats -- The return to Fort Wrangell -- Alaska Indians -- Part Two. The trip of 1880 -- Sum Dum Bay -- From Taku River to Taylor Bay -- Glacier Bay -- Part Three. The trip of 1890 -- In camp at Glacier Bay -- My sled-trip on the Muir Glacier -- Auroras -- Glossary of words in the Chinook jargon.

"John Muir, author, naturalist and land preservation advocate, chronicles three of his foot journeys into Alaska's wilderness"--Provided by publisher.

Local Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.

Personal Subject
Muir, John, 1838-1914-Travel-Alaska.

Subject Term
Natural history -- Alaska.

Geographic Term
Alaska -- Description and travel.

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