Two in the Far North

This enduring story of life, adventure, and love in Alaska was written by a woman who embraced the remote Alaskan wilderness and became one of its strongest advocates.

Author: Margaret E Murie

Publisher: Graphic Arts Books

ISBN: 9780882408637

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

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This enduring story of life, adventure, and love in Alaska was written by a woman who embraced the remote Alaskan wilderness and became one of its strongest advocates. In this moving testimonial to the preservation of the Arctic wilderness, Mardy Murie writes from her heart about growing up in Fairbanks, becoming the first woman graduate of the University of Alaska, and marrying noted biologist Olaus J. Murie. So begins her lifelong journey in Alaska and on to Jackson Hole, Wyoming where along with her husband and others, they founded The Wilderness Society. Mardy's work as one of the earliest female voices for the wilderness movement earned her the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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The Far East and Australasia 2003

From this perspective , North Korea's simultaneous commitment to planning - much greater than that of the Chinese Government - and a ... In the far north , summer lasts only about two months , shortening the growing season considerably ...

Author: Eur

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1857431332

Category: Asia

Page: 1724

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A unique survey of each country in the region. It includes an extensive collection of facts, statistics, analysis and directory information in one accessible volume.
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The Comanche Empire

After nearly two centuries of relative isolation, the far north finally became an integral part of the empire's economic fabric. Thanks to their strategic importance as barriers against Comanche expansion, New Mexico and Texas also ...

Author: Pekka Hamalainen

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300145137

Category: History

Page: 510

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A groundbreaking history of the rise and decline of the vast and imposing Native American empire. In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, a Native American empire rose to dominate the fiercely contested lands of the American Southwest, the southern Great Plains, and northern Mexico. This powerful empire, built by the Comanche Indians, eclipsed its various European rivals in military prowess, political prestige, economic power, commercial reach, and cultural influence. Yet, until now, the Comanche empire has gone unrecognized in American history. This compelling and original book uncovers the lost story of the Comanches. It is a story that challenges the idea of indigenous peoples as victims of European expansion and offers a new model for the history of colonial expansion, colonial frontiers, and Native-European relations in North America and elsewhere. Pekka Hämäläinen shows in vivid detail how the Comanches built their unique empire and resisted European colonization, and why they fell to defeat in 1875. With extensive knowledge and deep insight, the author brings into clear relief the Comanches’ remarkable impact on the trajectory of history. 2009 Winner of the Bancroft Prize in American History “Cutting-edge revisionist western history…. Immensely informative, particularly about activities in the eighteenth century.”—Larry McMurtry, The New York Review of Books “Exhilarating…a pleasure to read…. It is a nuanced account of the complex social, cultural, and biological interactions that the acquisition of the horse unleashed in North America, and a brilliant analysis of a Comanche social formation that dominated the Southern Plains.”—Richard White, author of The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815
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Warfare in the Far North

The average daily traffic on the Soroka - Kandalaksha line in the summer of 1942 amounted to 10-15 trains in two ... in the Far North up to the arctic coast could always be supplied by making use of the new OboserskayaSoroka railroad .

Author: Center of Military History


ISBN: RUTGERS:39030027544800

Category: Continuation War, 1941-1944

Page: 38

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"From June 1941 through September 1944, German forces fought the Soviets in the Arctic and sub-Arctic as allies of the Finns. This work compares German, Finnish, and Soviet tactics, equipment, and organization and discusses the unique terrain features"--Publisher's website
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Tide Tables Central and Western Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean

... the two high or the two low waters of any day , due to the moon , are so nearly equal that the solar effect may ... periodic daily range of tide occurring one or two days after the moon is farthest north or south of the equator .

Author: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey


ISBN: UCAL:B2930870



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Fodor s Northern California

East of Interstate 5, the Far North's main corridor, dozens of scenic two-lane roads crisscross the wilderness, leading to dramatic mountain peaks and fascinating natural wonders. Small towns settled in the second half of the 19th ...

Author: Fodor's Travel Guides

Publisher: Fodor's Travel

ISBN: 9780804143899

Category: Travel

Page: 751

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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Beautiful beaches, perfect weather, movie-star glamour...there are so many reasons to visit Southern California that deciding where to go and what to do can be a bit overwhelming. Fodor's Southern California takes the guesswork out of choosing the perfect SoCal experience---from picking the finest Santa Barbara bistro to finding the best studio tour in Hollywood. This travel guide includes: · Dozens of full-color maps · Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks · Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path · Coverage of San Diego; Orange County and Catalina Island; Los Angeles; The Central Coast; Channel Islands National Park; The Monterey Bay Area; The Inland Empire; Palm Springs; Joshua Tree National Park; The Mojave Desert; Death Valley National Park; The Central Valley; The Southern Sierra; Yosemite National Park; Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Planning to focus on Los Angeles? Check out Fodor's travel guides to Los Angeles.
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Soviet naval aviation deploys only two dozen mediocre Yak - 38 Forgers , hardly a threat to American aircraft . ... Would not American naval offensives in the far north , the eastern Mediterranean , and the Pacific at least engage ...



ISBN: UCLA:L0065038879

Category: Military art and science


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Mariners Weather Log

As both LOWS moved northeastward , only the two Ocean Weather Stations were reporting that far north , at 0000 on the 28th . Lima continued to have 45 - kn gales and 33 - ft The LOW finally moved out of the area of primary interest on ...



ISBN: IND:30000088235696

Category: Marine meteorology

Page: 400

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November issue includes abridged index to yearly volume.
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James Fitzjames

While this party is going on, one of the two ships could be getting as far North as she could — the other waiting quiet. But all this is a matter of'detail', as Chesney used to say. You see I am a great hand at building castles in the ...

Author: William Battersby

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9781459710825

Category: History

Page: 224

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A lively man with a wicked sense of humour, James Fitzjames joined the Franklin Expedition at the age of 32. While he never returned, he left behind a legacy of misinformation, half-truths, and adventures that the author wades through to create a great portrait of this brave Royal Navy hero.
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Meddelelser Om Gr nland

None of the recent expeditions have taken this species in Greenland waters north of about 66° N. It seems peculiar, therefore, that it was recorded from two localities in the far north by Мoss (1879) and by Fкwкьs (1888).



ISBN: UCSD:31822008930224

Category: Geology

Page: 438

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