Which nation owns the North Pole? hundreds of men and dozens of ships to try to find a way through the Northwest Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Most of this effort was led by the British, but it wasn't until 1906 that Roald Amundsen and his small party...
Slack tide's Alaskaepoedia: Salmon

...maple syrup and butter.Wild salmon live along the coasts of the North Atlantic - one species, Salmo salar - and Pacific Oceans - several species of the genus Oncorhynchus. TypesChinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)Also known as king...
Geographer: Research shows Brits reached Southeast Alaska first many explorers of the age, was seeking a western entrance to a Northwest Passage connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Drake reached the mouth of the Stikine River near what became Wrangell in Southeast Alaska, explored the Strait...
Seaweed research reveals area's history the history of species' distributions because it is at such a crossroads between the North Atlantic and North Pacific oceans, and also between eastern Asia and western North America. Around Juneau, she asserts, there are today species...
My Turn: Shipping natural gas from the North Slope?

...exciting: "Satellite imagery found that a regular commercial ship could have traveled last summer from the Atlantic to Pacific oceans over Canada." Joe Holbert is a former press secretary and director of communications for governor and Interior Secretary...
New Frontier

...level on record. The rapid melting has raised speculation that Canada's Northwest Passage linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans could one day become a regular shipping lane. And there is a huge potential for natural resources in a region that...


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