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For those with a naturalist streak, few places on earth compare with the wonders of Southwest Alaska. Brown bears amble along the hills and plains, and more than 240 bird species inhabit Alaska’s Southwest region. The region’s terrain ranges from a landscape of volcanoes in Katmai National Park created by the 1912 eruption of the Novarupta volcano, to the windswept Aleutian Islands that make a 1,000-mile sweep toward Asia.

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Thomas Dort
We had a great trip to Alaska this summer and visited Anchorage, Portage Glacier, Homer, Soldotna  and the  Kenia area.  We caught lots of fish and out of the 13 days in Alaska we had 3 days of sunshine the rest of the time it rained at least some of the day.  I would say anyone that goes to Alaska without foul weather gear is nuts, I'm glad I had some.  All in all it was a great trip and I would like to come back, rainy weather and all.  Tom Dort

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