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"The Last Frontier": Alaska (USA part III, chapter 1)

<b>Background.</b><br>In 1867, the territory of Alaska was bought by the USA from Russia for 2 cents per acre. The entire area cost US$ 7.2 million.For years …

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World's Deadliest: Grizzly Hunts With Nose

The grizzly bear is widely known as one of the most massive...and ferocious...predators in the natural world.<p>It may also have one of the most powerful senses of smell on Earth.<p>The scent-detecting area of a grizzly's nose is 100 times larger than a human's.<p>And it bristles with over a billion …

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Road Trip: Alaska's Seward Highway

There's enough visual overload here to fill a hard drive with digital pictures.<p>If all the billboards along Alaska's Seward Highway were laid end to end, they'd reach—nowhere. There are no billboards here, no tollbooths, few towns, and fewer gas stations. But if you're looking for whales and …

Expert Travel Advice

Visitors often ask: When is the best month to visit Alaska? You can't go wrong visiting Alaska anytime between May 10 and September 15. The days are …

Ice cold in Alaska

The Copper River flows cold and fast out of the heart of Alaska, 300 miles through rocky canyons and past calving glaciers until it branches into a …

Coastal Brown Bears of Katmai National Park, Alaska [pics]

Katmai National Park in southwestern Alaska is known for two things: the volcanic landscape of the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes…and bears. The …