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Alaska by Cruise Ship

The complete guide to cruising the Alaska

by (author) Anne Vipond

Publisher
Ocean Cruise Guides Ltd.
Initial publish date
Jun 2008
Category
Pacific
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780980957303
    Publish Date
    Jun 2008
    List Price
    $24.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781927747155
    Publish Date
    Apr 2017
    List Price
    $22.95

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Description

The new sixth edition of Alaska By Cruise Ship has been completely updated with new attractions and shore excursions for cruisers to this beautiful state. Over 400 color photographs and dozens of color maps support the narrative describing this exciting cruise. Comes with a large color pull-out map with inside page references and a mile-by-mile locator system showing distances traveled. All base ports and ports of call of an Alaska cruise are included with comprehensive shore excursion information (with port walking maps) and land tour options for each stop. Extensive detail on history, wildlife, native culture and natural phenomena also are included as well as hiking tips and trail locations. A detailed chapter deals with the diverse wildlife and also includes a special full-page map to help you locate and identify the different species of whales. Covers details of ports from Seattle to Fairbanks and beyond and draws on authorities from the Universities of Alaska and British Columbia.

About the author

Veteran cruise writer Anne Vipond, author of several books on cruising, describes this destination with concise and helpful detail for passengers wanting to maximize their time at each port of call. Anne has written dozens cruise travel features for newspapers and magazines in North America and overseas. She has written for various book publishers on cruising including Thomas Cook Publishing in the UK.

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