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By: Michael Melford and David Atcheson
160 pages, 86 col photos
A stunning visual story of a place of wonder and mystique, this book features all that is legendary and beloved about Alaska, a land of magnificent wilderness and beauty, virtually untouched by human ambition. It also focuses on the key point of interest in the state today: endangered Bristol Bay, which faces potential mining of the world's greatest deposits of copper and gold. Its pristine waters are the worlds' biggest salmon spawning grounds. If the gold is mined, the ecosystem is destroyed - but the impoverished locals have work for the next half-century. After that, the salmon and the mines are gone.
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