KATMAI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE - Kim Spanjol has seen gorillas in Congo and orangutans in Borneo.
...volcanic eruptions, a strong wind still whips up the ash that rained down on what became known as Alaska's Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes. Pumice chunks still dot the beaches of Kodiak Island across Shelikof Strait.The three-day explosion that...
...founders and famous Alaskans are omitted. For the kid who is a self-starter, the mere mention of the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes may send him or her to the library for further research. But most young students do not react in that way...
Alaska third-graders have been invited to participate in a poster contest that celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the Novarupta-Katmai eruption that created the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes in Katmai National Park.
The Alaska Historical Society, the Alaska Volcano Observatory, and Katmai National Park and Preserve are sponsoring a summer-long celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the Novarupta-Katmai eruption that created the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes in Katmai National Park.
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