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... an extensive area of permafrost which will never be built on. It has stunted conifers growing on it & a high fence all around. The fence is to keep the moose out, who love to eat the plants there and are able to walk on the boggy ground. There is actually 3 ft of soil on top of the ice there which is permanently frozen. However if it was built on the heat generated from the houses would begin to melt the ice. In Fairbanks which is also permafrost they have to put posts in ...
... We walked the trail to tour the examples of the dwellings of the six Alaskan tribes. Many of the houses were partly subterranean caves. My favorite was the tribe of the Copper River. The entrance was a small oval carved through an enormous cedar post. I was a bit concerned that Buddy might get jammed in the opening and have to be greased out. This tribe must be of small stature folks. Inside, richly painted red and black ...
... than depicted on the map and we quickly realized we couldn't hike the whole trail so we resigned to hike to a public cabin a few miles away. Along the way we saw a few loons and terns as well as old bear scat and a really cute public cabin available to reserve that came complete with a boat for use. Jeff was able to point out various flowers and berries along the way-he was our ...
The lake is surrounded by pine forest with mountains behind it, nothing special, really, but it did have a pair of arctic terns occupying the boat ramp and making threatening noises when Murray approached for a photo. It looked like they had made a bad choice for a nesting site, so we left them alone, checked out the boating registration hut, and a notice restricting anglers to one king salmon per day, instead of the usual four, because of low fish ...
... I personally think he did that
on purposes. If you know Captain Freak Out like I do, if someone else is in
control he is Freaking out, he needs to just let it go, so any way we still
love him. We parked the rig and put in a movie and watched The Painted Hills,
staring Lassie. We finally got some shut eye at or around 3:00am and woke up to
some great smelling coffee at 10:45am. We could have slept longer but since
Josh beat me and Chris to bed by an hour or ...