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Perspective Maps of the Expedition


This series of maps shows the expedition route and selected stopping points. Topographic data is from the U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior; bathymetric data is from the National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA.

Perspective Map of Entire Expedition Route

 

Map of trip extent

Bathymetric view of the Gulf of Alaska with entire 1899 (red) and 2001 (yellow) expedition routes. Click on number above to open a window of supplementary information. 1. Lowe Inlet, 2. Metlakatla, 3. Juneau, 4. Glacier Bay, 5. Sitka, 6. Long Island, 7. Popof Island, 8. Bogoslof, 9. St. Paul Island, Pribilofs, 10. Port Clarence.
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Perspective Map of Southeast Region

The southeast region contains Juneau, the capital city of Alaska. Climate is mild and the region is free of permafrost. Average monthly temperatures range from 20-30° F in the winter to 50-65° F in the summer. Precipitation is heavy throughout the year with over seven inches on average in October.

Map of Southeast Region

Perspective map of Southeast Region. Click on numbers above to open a window of supplementary information (2. Metlakatla, 3. Juneau, 4. Glacier Bay, 5. Sitka).
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Perspective Map of South Central/Gulf Coast Region

The south central/Gulf coast region contains Anchorage, Alaska's largest city. Climate is cool and the region is free of permafrost. Average monthly temperatures range from 10-20° F in the winter to 50-65° F in the summer. Precipitation is light throughout the year, heaviest in August-September with about 2.5 inches each month.

Map of South Central/Gulf Coast Region

Perspective map of South Central/Gulf Coast Region. Click on number above to open a window of supplementary information (6. Long Island).
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Perspective Map of Alaska Peninsula and Aleutians Region

The Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands are the most striking geographic feature in Alaska. The region is generally free of permafrost except isolated patches in the northern peninsula. On Adak Island, on the western end of the Aleutians, climate is mild in the winter (25-40° F), and relatively cold in the summer (45-55° F). Precipitation in Adak is heavy throughout the year with over six inches each month from November through January.

 Map of Alaska Peninsula and Aleutians Region

Perspective map of Alaska Peninsula and Aleutians Region. Click on numbers above to open a window of supplementary information (6. Long Island, 7. Popof Island, 8. Bogoslof).
(Download/display high resolution file, 128K)



Perspective Map of Bering Sea Coast Region

Nome and Bethel are the major cities in the Bering Sea coast region which also includes the St. Lawrence Islands and the Pribilof Islands. Discontinuous permafrost occurs throughout the region. During the winter and early spring, sea ice covers much of the Bering Sea, in cold years extending to the Pribilof Islands. Winter climate is harsh, with temperatures in Nome ranging from -5-15° F. Summer temperatures range from 45-55° F. Precipitation in Nome is light, with 2-3 inches each month during the summer and less than one inch a month for the rest of the year.

Map of Bering Sea Coast Region

Perspective map of Bering Sea Coast Region. Click on numbers above to open a window of supplementary information (8. Bogoslof, 9. St. Paul Island, Pribilofs, 10. Port Clarence).
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