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Title:
Alaska by cruise ship : the complete guide to cruising Alaska
Author:
Vipond, Anne, 1957-
Personal Author:
Edition:
Seventh edition
Publication Information:
Pt. Roberts, Wash. : Ocean Cruise Guides, 2012.
Physical Description:
vii, 352 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm + 1 folded map.
General Note:
"Includes inside passage and glacier cruises"--Cover.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Pt. 1. General information. Alaska cruise options ; Preparing for your cruise ; Life aboard a cruise ship ; History of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest ; Natural phenomena ; Wildlife of Alaska ; A walk in a rainforest ; Native culture -- pt. 2. The voyage & the ports. Seattle ; Victoria ; Vanouver & Canadian Rockies ; Canada's inside passage ; Ketchikan ; Pioneer ports: Wrangell & Petersburg ; Juneau & Tracy Arm ; Skagway & the Yukon ; Glacier Bay & Icy Strait Point ; Sitka ; Hubbard Glacier & Yakutat Bay ; Prince William Sound: Whittier & Valdez ; Anchorage, Seward, Kenai ; Denali National Park, Fairbanks ; Expedition cruising.
ISBN:
9780980957372
Format :
Book

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Audubon Library F902.3 .V57 2012 Adult Non-Fiction Travel
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Summary

Sailing among these beautiful tropical islands by luxury liner is a North American dream cruise. This new edition of Hawaii By Cruise Ship covers all the islands and attractions that make Hawaii such a great cruising experience. Extensive shore excursion details and cruise-and-stay options are included, as are insider tips on selecting and preparing for your Hawaii cruise. Over 400 colour photos and dozens of colour maps detailing ports, whale watching locations and island attractions. In addition, the island maps in the book also show driving times to attractions for those renting vehicles. Cruise routes are also shown so passengers can follow their ship's progress. Comes with a large colour pull-out map.


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