Misty Fjords June 7th 2011 Toady, we took a catamaran tour of the 2.1 million-acre Misty Fjords National Monument Wilderness Area.
Misty Fjords was established in 1980 (Jimmy Carter?) by the passage of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act. The wilderness contains three saltwater fjords, waterfalls, granite cliffs, glaciated valleys and active glaciers. There are 150 rustic cabins throught the Tongass N ... read more
North America » United States » Alaska » Ketchikan Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more