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Rockhounding Alaska: A Guide to 75 of the State's Best Rockhounding Sites (Falcon Guides Rockhounding) (Paperback)

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Rockhounding Alaska is an in-depth guide to the rocks, minerals, and fossils found and legally collected in the Last Frontier. It features an overview of the geologic history of Alaska as well as a site-by-site guide to approximately seventy collecting locations. Every site description includes clear, concise driving directions, a GPS position, and a list of major attractions and local amenities. The exciting locations stretch from Kodiak Island to the Arctic Circle, and range from ancient fossilized sea creatures to precious gems and gold nuggets.

About the Author


Montana Hodges, a journalist who has worked as a backcountry guide and outdoor/geographic photographer, is the author of Rockhounding Montana, Camping Alaska, and Best Easy Day Hikes Fairbanks (all FalconGuides). An active member of the Chugach Gem and Mineral Society, she has traveled throughout Alaska, from the entire Marine Highway to thousands of roadless miles, by car, bush plane, and foot.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780762750849
ISBN-10: 0762750847
Publisher: Falcon Press Publishing
Publication Date: June 15th, 2010
Pages: 221
Language: English
Series: Falcon Guides Rockhounding