Over a hundred thousand Americans left farms and factories to search for gold in the faraway Yukon, most without knowing how to survive in the alien wilderness.
On a 1947 trip up north with his son, Ansel Adams took a remarkable photograph that brought Alaska's grandeur to the American public on a large scale for the first time
In the Aleutian Islands you can explore a landscape of violent beauty, discover the traces of an all-but-forgotten war, and (just possibly) catch a $100,000 fish
Was it science, sport, or the prospect of a round-the-world railroad that sent the tycoon off on his costly Alaskan excursion?
Sixty-eight years before Mount St. Helens blew, Alaska’s Mount Katmai erupted—and nearly brought on a second ice age
The Klondike Photographs of Clarke and Clarence Kinsey
America’s greed for oil has drastically upset the ecological balance of Alaska’s North Slope, and the end is not in sight
How a bunch of the boys—and some of the girls, too—slogged up to the gold diggings in the Yukon; and how Hegg the photographer joined in the scramble, leaving a record of one of the most rugged adventures of modern times.
Early in his military career, the apostle of air power blazed a trail through the wilderness, forging the last link in a telegraph line to the edge of the Bering Sea
Curiosity motivated the first American who crossed Siberia. But he also made a handsome profit.