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Old September 1st, 2009, 09:18 AM   #1
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Juneau, Alaska(and surrounding area)

Hello world. I just moved from Minnesota to Alaska to go to school for Biology. I will use this thread to post a pic or 2 every few days to give people a feel for this AMAZING area.


Since it is a skyscraper site, I'll start with downtown Juneau.


[IMG]http://i25.************/vpyy3q.jpg[/IMG]
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Old September 1st, 2009, 04:15 PM   #2
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don't stop posting.
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Old September 1st, 2009, 05:18 PM   #3
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Cute town.
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Old September 1st, 2009, 05:31 PM   #4
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I'll be keeping an eye on this thread for sure
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Old September 1st, 2009, 06:49 PM   #5
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Auke Lake. This is right next to my school.

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Old September 1st, 2009, 06:50 PM   #6
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That town in Alaska looking very nice; please post more photos
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Old September 1st, 2009, 11:06 PM   #7
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that looks gorgeous!
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Old September 2nd, 2009, 07:52 AM   #8
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[IMG]http://i31.************/2lsfb5k.jpg[/IMG]
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Old September 3rd, 2009, 05:07 AM   #9
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A couple fresh photos coming soon
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Old September 3rd, 2009, 05:17 AM   #10
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If anyone is a Johnny Horton fan. You will recognize this place -

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[IMG]http://i26.************/1z52qrk.jpg[/IMG]

I'm don't think that water could be any more still.
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Old September 3rd, 2009, 05:57 PM   #12
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Very nice pics!
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Old September 3rd, 2009, 10:05 PM   #13
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By the way, all of these were shot with a cheap little $90 cannon.

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Nice town, thanks for the pictures!
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On the first view I thought, looks like a Russian city in the siberian woods, with these buildings and landscape.
Than I saw the fur factory.
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Old September 4th, 2009, 08:06 AM   #16
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Thanks for comments guys. I suppose I should give a little info on the city.

Juneau Alaska
Population - 30,988
Founded in 1881
Capital of Alaska

Piece from Wikipedia -

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In 1880, Sitka mining engineer George Pilz offered a reward to any local chief who could lead him to gold-bearing ore. Chief Kowee arrived with some ore and several prospectors were sent to investigate. On their first trip, to Gold Creek, they found deposits of little interest. However, at Chief Kowee's urging Pilz sent Joe Juneau and Richard Harris back to the Gastineau Channel, directing them to Snow Slide Gulch (the head of Gold Creek) where they found nuggets "as large as peas and beans," in Harris' words.

On October 18, 1880, the two men marked a 160-acre (0.65 km2) town site where soon a mining camp appeared. Within a year, the camp became a small town, the first to be founded after Alaska's purchase by the United States.

Today it is a tourism hub. Cruise ships seem to come through almost every day.

As seen here -

[IMG]http://i28.************/2rvy7br.jpg[/IMG]
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I've always thought that Juneau is one of the most beautiful small cities in the US. Please post more photos!
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Old September 4th, 2009, 08:22 PM   #18
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I've always thought that Juneau is one of the most beautiful small cities in the US. Please post more photos!
They will come... just keep checkin back

Btw, I love your photo-blog.
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Wouldn't want to fall off this roof if you were shingling it...


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Wow so far so good!!
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