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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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JIMMY CHAPMAN
I cruised the Inside Passage, going to Juneau, Skagway, and Ketchikan, and sailing through Tracy Arm. I especially enjoyed the glaciars, Mendenhall near Juneau, and Sawyer at Tracy Arm. I also enjoyed riding the White Pass and Yukon Railroad through the mountains near Skagway. It was a great trip. Everyone should go to Alaska at least once. I would love to go back and see more. Jimmy Chapman


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