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The ferry docks at Valdez at about 8.30 pm and I ride to a campsite just outside town to camp for the night. Valdez is where the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, that I followed for five hundred miles along the Dalton Highway from Deadhorse until Fairbanks, terminates. The pipeline carries millions and millions of gallons of crude oil […]

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prince william sound

Whittier, one of the port towns on the Alaska Marine Highway, is approached through a long narrow two and a half mile tunnel that was blasted out of the rocky mountain in a matter of months as part of America’s preparations for World War II. However, it has only recently been open to private traffic […]

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