Juneau Nature

Natural & cultural history of Juneau & Southeast Alaska

Juneau Nature - Natural & cultural history of Juneau & Southeast Alaska

14 Admiralty Province

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Tree size and logging in Admiralty Province. Relatively small fraction of the original large-tree forest (dark green) has been cut. Compare charts for East Chichagof and West Baranof

Tree size and logging in Admiralty Province. Relatively small fraction of the original large-tree forest (dark green) has been cut. Compare charts for East Chichagof and West Baranof Provinces

In terms of cultural significance, the place on Xutsnoowú, fortress of the bears (Admiralty Island) most important to Juneau and Áak’w Kwáan is Tsaa T’ei Héen, behind the seal water (Admiralty Cove). Here’s what you might call a “scoping document,” assembling everything I can find about the natural and cultural history of this gorgeous estuary.

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In May, 2015, KJ Metcalfe and his cohorts at Friends of Admiralty organized another of their wonderful catamaran cruises. Kathy Ruddy gave me tickets. Here’s my journal from that trip.

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