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The ABCs of "rudderless" travel

...through the Forest Service. The Greens Creek mine began operation on the island in 1982. The island was named by George Vancouver in honor of his Royal Navy employers, the Admiralty. It is known to the Tlingit as Xootsnoowu, or "Fortress of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-31/abcs-rudderless-travel
Local
Accumulated Fragments: The Bear Man of Admiralty Island: Part 1

...by about 35 miles wide; this island is the seventh largest island in the United States. The island was named by George Vancouver in honor of his Royal Navy employers, the Admiralty, in 1794. The Tlingits, who had lived there for more than...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-02-10/accumulated-fragments-bear-man-admi
Neighbors
Accumulated Fragments: Douglas Island's deep and sometimes dark history

...Douglas Island was named for John Douglas by Capt. George Vancouver.John Douglas (July 14, 1721 ? May 18, 1807...Gastineau Channel was choked with icebergs when Captain George Vancouver explored the area. Vancouver was heading north...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-03-10/accumulated-fragments-douglas-islan
Neighbors | 100 Anniversary
This Day in History

In Alaska Sound off on the important issues at In 1794, Captain George Vancouver sailed from Baranof Island in Southeast Alaska after completing his surveys in Alaska. In 1932, the German flying boat Groenland-Wal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082206/sta_20060822015.shtml
News
Southeast Sagas: Buying the 'icebox' got Seward little credit

...soon lead to an invasion of Siberian fur hunters. Explorers from other countries followed, with James Cook and George Vancouver of Great Britain compiling some of the first reliable charts of the Alaskan coast. Slowly awareness of the Great...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100803/nei_sesagas.shtml
Neighbors
This Day in History

In Alaska and in the Nation Sound off on the important issues at In Alaska In 1794, Capt. George Vancouver sailed from Baranof Island in Southeast Alaska after completing his surveys in Alaska. In 1932, the German flying boat Groenland-Wal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082207/sta_20070822021.shtml
News
Steven's Passage? It's all in a name

...1967 "Dictionary of Alaskan Place Names." At one time a mundane loving memory may have served as inspiration. George Vancouver was captain of the Discovery and Chatham in the British expedition in the 1790s to chart the Alaskan coastline...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062907/nei_engstrom001.shtml
Neighbors
Review: Filling in the gaps on 'the backside of America': atlas features old maps and stories

...tied together with the stories of sea navigators such as Sir Francis Drake, Vitus Bering, Captain James Cook and George Vancouver; and of overland explorers like Alexander Mackenzie and David Thompson as well as Meriwether Lewis and William Clark...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030704/boo_review.shtml
Books
My Turn: Let's have a great new building in Juneau

...elucidate the entire history of Alaska looking down Gastineau Channel from her porch at the historic Wickersham House - George Vancouver mapping and scattering names all over our coast more than 200 years ago, John Muir writing colorful descriptions...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-07-25/my-turn-lets-have-great-new-building-
Opinion
Relentless on research

...annotated edition of the Alaska travel journal of Archibald Menzies, a botanist who accompanied English navigator George Vancouver in 1793 and 1794, Olson's new book relies heavily on accounts by people who were there. Retired UAS English professor...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111000/Loc_Oleson.html
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