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2013-01-17 23:01:01

PriceSwag.com management is pleased to announce the arrival of new home improvement

2011-04-04 17:55:00

SEATTLE, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning in May 2012, Holland America Line will feature four Alaska cruise itineraries on seven of its mid-sized vessels, totaling 130 departures from May 2 through Sept. 23.

2011-03-21 14:30:00

SEATTLE, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line has joined with the U.S.

2010-03-30 12:28:00

SEATTLE, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska-bound travelers can choose from four cruise itineraries of seven to 14 days with Holland America Line in 2011.

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2008-10-07 08:59:38

Most glaciers in every mountain range and island group in Alaska are experiencing significant retreat, thinning or stagnation, especially glaciers at lower elevations, according to a new book published by the US Geological Survey. In places, these changes began as early as the middle of the 18th century.

2008-09-11 21:00:20

By Jeanine Kendle WOOSTER -- Three faculty members and two students from The College of Wooster will join more than 10,000 other scientists at the first joint meeting of the Geological Society of America, the Soil Science Society of America, the American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America, and the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies.

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2007-10-18 08:00:00

Visitors to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve were in for a treat this summer: A record number of humpback whales were sighted either in Glacier Bay or in waters just outside the stunning marine wilderness in southeast Alaska.


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Glacier Bay National Park And Preserve
2013-03-19 13:07:23

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is located in the Alaska panhandle, west of the city of Juneau. The establishment of the park first began in 1925, when Calvin Coolidge signed the bill that would make the Glacier Bay area a national monument. After an expansion occurred in 1978 by President Jimmy Carter, the park increased in size by 523,000 acres under the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA). This act helped expand the park again in 1980, while it was in the...

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