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Category Archives: Geology
The Chilkat Range from Southern Lynn Canal
Doug and Ben taking a peek inside the entrance to El Capitan Cave on Prince of Wales Island.
When entering Shakan Strait and Dry Pass from Sumner Strait to visit El Capitan Caves, one will notice a large mining operation on Prince of Wales Island. This mine has a long history of resource extraction. It was originally developed by the Alaskan Marble … Continue reading
One extraordinarily common feature of the inside passage are the scars left by numerous landslides. Visible as dramatic vertical scars of bare rock and tumbled trees on steep slopes throughout the region. Often these landslides continue directly into the water. … Continue reading