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Steep, Colorful, Wet, Mossy, Granite Cliffs

Here are some exquisite examples of this granite, moss-covered and tree-lined cliff at Rudyerd Bay  near Ketchikan.  Most of the world’s fjords (i.e. Norway), which are glacier-formed narrow inlets with steep cliffs, are found in only a handful of countries and some of … Continue reading

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“The Yosemite of the North”

It’s a term often used for Misty Fjords – the words heart-stopping and jaw-dropping just aren’t enough to do justice to this area of natural beauty.  Misty Fjords National Monument covers 2 million acres (vs. Yosemite’s 761,000) of the Tongass National Forest, … Continue reading

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